2 Summer Street in 1919 and 1939 directories. The Cross Hands is near the Cotswold Playhouse Theatre.
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.
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
- Dickie & Ann Dyke (moved to Old Painswick Inn)
2009 Barry Bowring