The Fleece Inn was once owned by Smith & Sons Brimscombe Brewery. It later passed to Stroud Brewery ownership. The Fleece Inn was offered for auction on Tuesday 25th May 1937. The building is now a private residence called Fleece House. It is located within a maze of narrow lanes that are so characteristic of Chalford.
Map Reference: SO898027
Owner in 1891: Smith & Sons, Brimscombe Brewery
Rateable value in 1891: £12.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse
Owner in 1903: Smith & Sons, Brimscombe Brewery
Rateable value in 1903: £12.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse
Owner in 1937: Stroud Brewery
Landlords at the Fleece Inn include:
1851, 1856 John Liddiatt (In the 1851 census John Liddiatt is listed as a beer retailer, aged 73.)
1885 John Dutton
1891,1903,1906,1919 James Ollerenshaw
1927 William Alfred Burford