The Pear Tree Inn dates back to at least the early 1800’s.

The Pear Tree was downsized and remodelled into the Pear Tree Micro Pub. The pub stopped trading in January 2022.

The Pear Tree retains a ‘West Country Ales’ ceramic plaque and a rare ‘West Country’ pub sign bracket.

Credit: Peter Corfield
Sam and Bet Cook – Longstanding hosts at the Pear Tree
The Pear Tree has a rare ‘West Country Breweries’ ‘castle’ pub sign.
Pear Tree Micropub Castle Pub Sign - Charfield
Repainted sign after the new micropub status.

Mr & Mrs Buster Cox paid a visit in July 2015

Inside the pub doorway

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: George Playne, Forwood Brewery, Minchinhampton

Rateable Value in 1891: £12.15s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: Stroud Brewery

Rateable Value in 1903: £12.15s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 10pm


Landlords at the Pear Tree Inn include:

1891,1903  Thomas Wheeler

1939 Charles Edgar Encott

Sam and Bet Cook – Whitbread tenants (See photo above)

2000 Les and Anne Marie Marsh – Owned by Mr Spratling (they had a display of theatre memorabilia in the bar)

2005 John Gordon Spratling

2006, 2007 Debbie Gammage and Colin Finch


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