18th century inn which still retains its affiliation to the Arkells Kingsdown Brewery. It has been serving Arkell’s beer since 1864! – 158 years in 2022!
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Owner in 1891: Arkell & Son, Kingsdown Brewery, Swindon
Rateable Value in 1891: £24.0s.0d
Type of license in 1891: Beerhouse
Owner in 1903: Arkell & Son, Kingsdown Brewery, Swindon
Rateable Value in 1903: £24.0s.0d.
Type of license in 1903: Beerhouse
Closing time in 1903: 11pm
Landlords at the Golden Cross include:
1870 Edward Tilling
1891 Henry Townsend
1894 Daniel Turner
1903 John Couling
1904 Charles Couling
1939 Mrs Emma Jane Ireland
196? Henry and Jean Archer
1983 Henry Archer – see Tavern, Kemble
198- Richard and Anne Peake
1988 – 2001 Mike and Wendy Smith
2001 (March) Glen and Debbie Robinson
2007 Lisa Gooding
2008 (August) Chris Benton and Jane Acott