The Rising Sun was in Bradley Road, Wotton-Under-Edge.. The pub closed down in 1957 when it was tied to Cheltenham & Hereford Breweries (West Country). The building is now a private residence at 18 / 18A Bradley Road.

Owner in 1891: Llewellyn Saunders (free from brewery tie)

Rateable Value in 1891: £11.5s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Beerhouse

Owner in 1903: Arnold Perrett & Co. Ltd., Wickwar Brewery

Rateable Value in 1903: £11.5s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Beerhouse

Closing time in 1903: 11pm

Present Status: Private house, 18/18A Bradley Road


1849 James Saunders

1861 James Saunders (aged 72. Also listed as a tiler and plasterer – employing one man)

1863,1891 Llewellyn Saunders (described as house painter in 1861 census and aged 69 in 1891)

1899,1903 James Workman

1914 ‘The licence of the Rising Sun, Wotton-under-Edge, was transferred from J.H. Workman to his son-in-law, James Talboys’ (Gloucester Journal 14.02.1914)

1916 Mr. Talboys

1920 W.J. Williams

1921 W. Williams

1923,1939 Charles Hy. Breadman

John Thatcher

? – 1957 Bryan Luton (pub closed in 1957). Bryan was the last landlord. He bought the building and went on to live there bringing up his family with Mildred his wife. Bryan was a plumber after being a landlord.

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