2 Summer Street in 1919 and 1939 directories. The Cross Hands is near the Cotswold Playhouse Theatre.

The Cross Hands in 2006

The Cross Hands is located on the junction of Summer Street and Parliament Street where it enjoys superb views over the Slad Valley. The front elevation is plaster rendering on the ground floor but retains the exposed Cotswold stone on the two upper floors.


Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: Stroud Brewery

Rateable value in 1891: £17.0s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse

Owner in 1903: Stroud Brewery

Rateable value in 1903: £20.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse

Closing time in 1903: 11pm


Landlords at the Cross Hands include:

1856 J. Cummins

1885,1891 John Edwards

1902,1927 James Haynes

1939 Walter Haynes

1971 Geoffrey Wiseman

1944 Kenneth Dyke

2009 Barry Bowring                                         

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