Merryfellow off licence (Mrs Chandler’s), Haresfield

The Merry Fellow had an annual rateable value of £22.10s.0d. in 1891. This seems very high considering that the Merry Fellow had a license to sell intoxicating liquor off the premises only. Mrs Chandler, the owner in 1891, is listed as residing at Haresfield (but not necessarily at the Merry Fellow). There is no mention […]

Beacon & Railway Hotel / Beacon Inn, Haresfield GL10 3DX

https://thebeaconinn.co.uk The Beacon And Railway Hotel was built by the Midland Railway. Haresfield Station was opened in May 1854 to serve passengers on the Midland Railway line. The station was closed to passengers on 4th January 1965, but the trains still thunder past the pub on the Gloucester-Bristol line. The hotel has discarded its association […]

Red Lion, Frocester, nr Stonehouse

While browsing your web pages about the history of pubs and breweries I notice that for Frocester you only list the George.  In the late 18c. there were two more pubs in the village, The Crown which was situated opposite the George and The Red Lion whose exact location is unknown. email: Richard Price

Crown Inn, Frocester, nr Stonehouse

‘While browsing your web pages about the history of pubs and breweries I notice that for Frocester you only list the George.  In the late 18c. there were two more pubs in the village, The Crown which was situated opposite the George and The Red Lion whose exact location is unknown.’ email: Richard Price

Oak Inn, Thames & Severn Canal, Frampton Mansell GL6 8JQ

The Oak Inn was an isolated Cotswold stone beerhouse on the banks of the Thames and Severn canal. The Oak was popular with bargees and canal workers… an ideal place to stop after negotiating the flight of locks up from Brimscombe port. The Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Standard reported in April 1904: ‘The canal ran along […]

White Horse Inn, Cirencester Road, Frampton Mansell GL6 8HZ

The White Horse is situated on top of Crowcombe Hill east of Chalford on the main road from Stroud to Cirencester. The White Horse was originally a Nailsworth Brewery tied house. The Nailsworth Brewery was amalgamated with the Cheltenham Original Brewery and the White Horse began to sell Cheltenham Ales. An old photograph confirms this […]

Crown Inn, Frampton Mansell GL6 8JG

http://www.thecrowninn-cotswolds.co.uk The Crown was built in 1633 and it is one of the oldest buildings in the village of Frampton Mansell. In 2007 Vernons restaurant opened at the Crown Inn. This page will be updated with additional information. Map Reference: SO 923027 Owner in 1891: Mr Frankton (leased Smith & Sons, Brimscombe Brewery) Rateable value […]

Court House, France Lynch, nr Chalford GL6 8LX

The Court House Inn was to the south of France Lynch village and on the hill leading up to Avenis Green. From 1954 to 1955 the owners of the Court House Inn were two brothers, one of which was the licensee. In 1955 they sold the inn and it subsequently became a private house. The […]

Kings Head, Lynch Road, France Lynch, nr Chalford GL6 8LT

http://www.kingsheadfrancelynch.co.uk The Kings Head, tucked away down a side lane, is still trading and enjoys fine views across the valley.  In July the pub hosts the Chalford Hill Music and Dance Festival. This page will be updated with additional information. Map Reference: SO 904035 Licensing Details: Owner in 1891: Smith & Sons, Brimscombe Brewery Rateable […]