50 St. Georges Street in 1891 reference and in 1926 directory. Joseph John Walter is listed as a brewer in 1891. G Cummings provided materials for Home Brewed Beer. The Walter family was very much involved in the licensed trade (and brewing?) at one time or another, having connections with the Noahs Ark, Adam & Eve, Engineers Arms, Wickwar Brewery Inn, Somerset Brewery, Greyhound and the Compasses Inn.
Ruth Meek was the owner of the Noahs Ark in 1891 and 1903. The premise licence was for a beer house and it had an annual rateable value set at £25.10s.0d. throughout those twelve years. Ruth Meek ran the Noahs Ark free from brewery tie.
The Noahs Ark was gutted by fire and presumably never reopened.
Landlords at the Noahs Ark include:
1844 William Limrick
1878 George Meek
1883,1900 Joseph John Walter (listed as a brewer in 1891)
1902,1919 Raymond Edward Walter (Raymond was the son of Joseph)
1926,1927 Herbert Hawkins
1939 Mrs Mabel Louisa Smith