The Codrington Arms is actually in the parish of Iron Acton although the North Road area has always been separate from the village of Iron Acton. The area once housed the miners cottages for the collieries on Engine Common (then called Yate Common). The boundary between Yate and Iron Acton divides the common and cuts across North Road. Modern developments have also seen North Road now being physically attached to Yate. The Codrington Arms was known for a while as Jamesons in the late 1990’s. However, it has now reverted back to its original name. The Codrington Arms is now a popular public house and restaurant – ‘a country pub only minutes from town’.   

Gloucestershire Gazette, Thursday 17th 2022: A pub in Iron Acton has become the latest in the area to have a life-saving defibrillator unit installed on the premises. Developer Newland Homes funded the state-of-the-art defibrillator which has been installed at the Codrington Arms pub in North Road, Engine Common.

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd., Wickwar Brewery

Rateable value in 1891: £14.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891:

Owner in 1903: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd., Wickwar Brewery

Rateable value in 1903: £14.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903:

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Landlords at the Codrington Arms include:

1856 J. Shipp

1885,1906 John Washbourne

1919,1939 Harry Washbourne

2003 (January) Mark and Helen Janes

2022 Jenna Hale

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