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.
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
- Wendy Turner – Last landlady before the pub ceased trading in January 2022.