The Port Inn once served bargees and canal workers from the bustling Thames & Severn Canal inland port at Brimscombe. Nothing remains of the once extensive canal wharfs today. The property that once was the Port Inn is now known as Port House.
Map Reference: SO 869024
Rateable Value 1891: £12.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse
Owner in 1891: Godsell & Sons, Salmon Springs, Stroud
Rateable Value 1903: £20.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse
Owner in 1903: Godsell & Sons, Salmon Springs, Stroud
Closing time in 1903: 10pm
Landlords at the Port Inn include:
1891 James Smith
1903 James Hook (also employed as a hoop and valve maker. Later at the Ship Inn, Brimscombe)
1939 Herbert Hy. Worsfold