The Rising Sun was located in narrow twisting lanes and was unsuitable for motorists who wished to park their car near the pub – no doubt a significant factor in its demise. The old pub, near the closed Randwick Methodist Chapel, is now a private residence.
Map reference: SO 831066 (approx)
Owner in 1891: Stroud Brewery
Rateable value in 1891: £9.10s.0d.
Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse
Owner in 1903: Stroud Brewery
Rateable value in 1903: £15.0s.0d.
Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse
Closing time in 1903: 10pm
Landlords at the Rising Sun Inn include:
1856 C. Holder
1885, 1906 William Cratchley (aged 55 in 1891 census. Married to Selina)
1919 Richard Snort
1927 Arthur Gobey
1939 Sidney Rt. Ryland