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Wiltshire: Defunct Brewery Livery

10 January 2017

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County Brewery Location Premises Description Contributors Photo?
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Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Ashton Keynes, Back Street Plough Inn (closed) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Ashton Keynes, High Street White Hart A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Biddestone, village Biddestone Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2012 .

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Box Brewery (Edward S Pinchin) Box Box, Market Place Box Brewery (former) The brewery building survives. Carved in stone over the door, date 1864 and 'BOX BREWERY'. BHK photo 2007 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Bradenstoke, village Cross Keys A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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G & T Spencer's Brewery Ltd Bradford-on-Avon Bradford-on-Avon, Silver Street Spencer's Brewery Stores (former) A brewery building survives. Carved in stone over the door, date 1884 and 'G & T SPENCER'S ALE & PORTER STORES'. BHK photo 2007 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Brinkworth, The Street Three Crowns A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Brokenborough, village Horse Guards The pole sign has the brewery's 'castle' emblem incorporated in the iron bracket. BHK 2012 .

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Georges & Co Ltd Bristol Bromham, Nr Devizes Greyhound Around the back of the pub, a leaded window with gold lettering: 'GEORGES BRISTOL'. RF 2002; BHK photo 2007 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Calne, London Road Holley’s Brewhouse (was the London Road Inn) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Charlton, The Street Horse & Groom A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Cherhill, Main Road Black Horse Ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' oval plaque attached to the wall. BHK 2012 .

Wiltshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Corsham, Priory Street Three Brewers Ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' plaque on the side elevation. SP photo 2006 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Corston, A429 Radnor Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Cricklade, High Street Red Lion A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Crudwell Wheatsheaf A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS reports plaque removed. GS 2005 .
GONE

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Crudwell, A429 Plough A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Devizes, Northgate Street Dolphin 'COURAGE' lettering on a high fascia, and a red projecting sign featuring the gold cockerel. AH photo 2009 Picture

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Homebrew Devizes, The Nursery Artichoke On the west side wall, an old painted sign 'HOME BREWD BEERS'. Does this indicate a former brewery at the premises? AH photo 2009 Picture

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Portsmouth & Brighton United Breweries Ltd Southsea Durrington, A345 Stonehenge Inn Metal plate: 'RIGHTS OF WAY ACT 1932 ... THIS LAND IS PRIVATE ... NO PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY ... THE PORTSMOUTH AND BRIGHTON ... UNITED BREWERIES LTD.'. BL 2002; BHK photo 2007 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Foxhill Shepherds Rest (former) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2010 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Great Somerford Volunteer A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Hawkeridge, village Royal Oak Ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' oval plaque attached to the wall. BHK 2012 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Highworth, Lechlade Road White Horse A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Hook Bolingbroke Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS reports plaque removed. (Now an Arkell's pub.) GS 2005 .
GONE

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Hullavington, New Town Queens Head (pub closed in 1998) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Hullavington, The Street Star A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Little Somerford Saladin (formerly Three Crowns) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Flower & Sons Ltd Stratford-upon-Avon Lydeway, A342, south-east of Devizes Clock Inn (delicensed) Facing outwards on the sidewalls of the porch - Flat metal plaques with coloured sketch of the bard, framed by Flower's - Keg Bitter in heavy die-cast lettering. RF 2002 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Lydiard Millicent, The Street Sun Inn A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2010 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Malmesbury White Lion (pub closed in 1967) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Stroud Brewery Co Ltd Stroud Malmesbury, High Street Rose & Crown A decorative etched window with the pub name; in a roundel, the brewery monogram surrounded by 'STROUD BREWERY COMPANY LIMITED'; each side: 'TRADE MARK'. BHK photo 2007 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Malmesbury, High Street Kings Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Malmesbury, Holloway Duke of York (former) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. Pub closed, and trading as an Indian restaurant. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Malmesbury, Oxford Street Borough Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Malmesbury, The Triangle Three Cups A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Marlborough, High Street Wellington Arms Two ceramic plaques: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BL 2002; GS 2005; BI photo 2008 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Marlborough, Kingsbury Street Cricketers Arms (now Cole’s bar and restaurant) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS reports plaque removed. GS 2005 .
GONE

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Marlborough, St Martins Queens Head A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Minety, B4040 Turnpike A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Oaksey Wheatsheaf A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Pinkney, B4040 Eagle (closed in 1998) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Purton, Pavenhill New Greyhound A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

Goldfinch Brewery Dorchester Salisbury, 225 Wilton Road Halfway House The pub has painted and board signs for the Goldfish Brewery, which ceased brewing in about 2009. AH photo 2013 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Salisbury, 34 York Road Duke of York An oval ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' plaque; an Ushers shield at first floor level on the side wall; the hanging sign also has 'USHERS' lettering. AH 2011; BHK 2012; AH 2013 .

Wiltshire

Gibbs Mew & Co Ltd Salisbury Salisbury, Market Square Market Inn On the pediment at roof level, gold lettering: 'GIBBS MEW ... CIRCA 1742 ... MARKET INN'. BL 2001; SRH photo 2006 Picture

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Courage Ltd - London, Bristol, etc Salisbury, Minster Street Haunch of Venison The old painted board sign on the frontage has 'Courage' in Olde English style lettering. AH photo 2012 Picture

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Bass & Co Ltd - Burton-upon-Trent, Tadcaster, etc Salisbury, Ox Row Ox Row Inn A small (modern) Bass insignia within the ironwork below the hanging sign. AH 2011 .

Wiltshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Shalbourne, Kingstone Road Plough Ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' plaque. BHK 2010 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Sherston Angel (pub closed in 1990) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Sherston, Easton Town Carpenters Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Swindon Frome Hotel (pub closed in 1978) A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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R B Bowly & Co Ltd Swindon Swindon, 10-12 High Street Bowly Brewery (former) The frontage building is converted to a bank. Carved in the stone arch over the door: 'BOWLY ... BREWER'. The former brewery at the rear has been redeveloped. BHK photo 2007 Picture

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Cirencester Brewery Ltd Cirencester Swindon, 179 Westcott Place Ship Inn (renamed Bar 12) An octagonal stone medallion within the brickwork of the central gable features a 'CBC' cipher from the 1891 rebuilding. RF 2003; BHK photo 2007 Picture

Wiltshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Swindon, Albert Street Roaring Donkey (former Rising Sun) Usher's plaque on the frontage. SP 2008 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Swindon, Cavendish Square, Parks Estate Cock Robin (pub closed 2003) Five ceramic plaques! 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Swindon, Devizes Road, corner of Philips Lane Commercial premises A very large fading painted sign on the stone side wall facing Philips Lane: 'H F V COX ... AGENT FOR ... USHER'S ALES & STOUT ... TELEPHONE xxxx ... WINES AND SPIRITS'. RWo 2006; BHK photo 2007 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Swindon, Emlyn Square Cricketers Usher's plaque on the frontage. SP 2008 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Swindon, North Street Castle Hotel A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Swindon, Union Street Prince of Wales Usher's sign at first floor level. SP 2008 .

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Gibbs Mew & Co Ltd Salisbury Trowbridge, Adcroft Street Black Swan Four painted 'Gibbs [trademark] Mew' panels adorn the walls. PE 2004 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Upper Seagry New Inn A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wanborough, Burycroft Cross Keys A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wanborough, Ham Road New Calley Arms A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wanborough, High Street Harrow A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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Bass, Ratcliffe & Gretton Ltd Burton-upon-Trent Warminster, East Street Masons Arms A slate plaque 'Bass ON DRAUGHT' with a red triangle. An oval plaque 'BASS ALE ON DRAUGHT ... Bass' and a red triangle. Also two Bass lanterns and other Bass signage. By 2009, just the Bass lanterns survive. This pub was formerly the home of the Warminster Brewery Company, and the buildings at the rear are thought to be part of the brewery. PE 2004; SP 2006; AH photo 2009; MBr 2009 Picture

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Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Warminster, Weymouth Street John Barleycorn Ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' oval plaque next to the front door. SP photo 2006 Picture

Wiltshire

Westbury Ales Westbury Westbury, Alfred Street Westbury Ales (former) The signage to the former microbrewery survives. AH photo 2009 Picture

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Winterbourne Monkton, off A4361 New Inn A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wootton Rivers, Forest Road Royal Oak A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. BHK 2012 .

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Whitbread - the national brewery conglemerate Wootton Rivers, Forest Road Royal Oak A small square wall-mounted box sign incorporating the Whitbread 'tankard' and 'deer' trademarks. BHK photo 2012 Picture

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wotton Bassett, High Street Angel Hotel A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Wotton Bassett, High Street Crown A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

Wiltshire

Usher's Brewery Ltd Trowbridge Wroughton, Priors Hill Brown Jack A ceramic 'Ushers of Trowbridge' oval plaque and an Usher's shield sign attached to the wall. BHK 2012 .

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West Country Breweries Ltd Cheltenham Yatton Keynell, B4039 Bell A ceramic plaque featuring a castle and: 'WEST COUNTRY ALES - 1760 - BEST IN THE WEST'. GS 2005 .

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