The Lower George, in sight and smell of the Stroud Brewery, was owned by rival brewers – E. Playne & Co (of Minchinhampton) in 1891 and Godsell & Sons in 1903.

The site of the Lower George is now a road junction / roundabout on the A46. 

Image. Shaun Dowdeswell (Stroud Area Photos and Cotswold Picture Postcards, Facebook)

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: E. Playne, Forwood Brewery, Minchinhampton

Rateable value in 1891: £13.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: Godsell & Sons, Salmon Springs Brewery, Stroud

Rateable value in 1903: £13.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 11pm

Landlords at the Lower George include:

1891 Jane Davis

1903 Thomas Shean

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