63 Burton Street in 1939 directory. The building still stands, now in private occupancy, set back a few yards from the Lower High Street on the western side of Burton Street. It is in a row of terraced houses but has an unusual archway, which has now been blocked off. This must have once been used for stabling horses to the rear.
Perhaps the Old Pack Horse had an earlier incarnation as the Golden Lion. Martin Edwards, a fellow pub researcher, has identified a beer house at 64 Burton Street in 1844 that was trading as the Golden Lion.
Godsell & Sons of the Salmon Springs Brewery in Stroud owned the Old Packhorse in Burton Street in both 1891 and 1903. Licensed as a beer house it had a constant annual rateable value of £17.0s.0d. throughout the twelve years from the 1891 returns to the 1903 revision.
Landlords at the Old Packhorse include:
1870,1883 Daniel Jones
1891 William Henry Gardner
1903 Eliza Poole
1939 Ernest John Spencer