Facing the junction with the road coming up from Lower Wick and Middle Wick, there is a detached old house with the name “The Old Kings Head”.

Gloucester Journal, Saturday 20th July 1929: Herbert Witts, licensee of the Kings Head, North Nibley, was summoned at Wotton-under-Edge Police Court for having sold intoxicants after prohibited hours, and Samuel Allen and Phillip Chamberlayne, farmers, of the same parish, were summoned for consuming liquor on the premises after prohibited hours.

Gloucester Citizen, Tuesday 1st November 1932: Pleading guilty to having sold a packet of cigarettes to a child of eleven years, Herbert Witts, of the Kings Head Inn, North Nibley, was fined five shillings. Witts said he was quite unaware that he was committing an offence, in fact he had been doing the same thing for six years.

Map Reference: ST 733966

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd, Wickwar Brewery

Rateable value in 1891: £13.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd, Wickwar Brewery

Rateable Value in 1903: £13.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Landlords at the Kings Head include:

1891,1903  Thomas Smith

1913 E.J. Smith

1914 William Day (license transferred from the late E.J. Smith)

1929, 1932 Herbert Witts

1939  William Ivor Gough

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