The Roebuck Brewery/ Inn became known as the Golden Lion.

Originally numbered 215 High Street and renumbered 393. It is now the Chicken Barbeque fish & chip shop.

The alleyway between the Chicken Barbeque and the Antique shop leads to Roebuck Cottages in Hereford Place.

This was Jem Edwards’ boxing saloon at the Roebuck Inn. Apparently it shows the mantelpiece which caused his knockout. (image courtesy Jon Hughes / Facebook)

The Golden Lion closed down in 1872. In 1883 the premises was occupied by a tobacconist.


1839 Roebuck Brewery

1844 William Mann (Roebuck Inn, 215 High Street)

1856 J. Edwards

1859 Edward Charlwood

1870 Henry Goulding (Golden Lion)

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