The Founders Arms was situated on the left-hand side of the road leading up the side of the valley towards Newland. The Queens Head was just below the Founders Arms on the right hand (eastern) side. The Founders Arms was one of 18 freehold and 4 leasehold pubs offered for sale as the estate of the Redbrook Brewery on 8th December 1904.

The boundary between England and Wales follows the course of this unclassified road. Amazingly, despite only being a stone throw’s distance apart, the Founders Arms was in Monmouthshire and the Queens Head in Gloucestershire. The licence of the Founders Arms would have been registered in Monmouth. I have no records of the Founders Arms after 1906.  

Landlords at the Founders Arms include:

1835 William Page

1856 W. Keeland

1859 Amos Hodges

1863 C. Mason

1885 Edward Weare

1902 Thomas Morgan

1906 Mrs E. Morgan

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