Referred to the Ducie Arms in 1856.

An advertisement in Symonds 1907 directory reads:

‘First class house for boarding residents in the most picturesque part of Gloucestershire. Excellent catering and capital accommodation for visitors, picnic parties, cyclists, etc. An ideal spot to spend a weekend. Good stabling. Prop. J. Ford.’

The Stroud Brewery had an inventory of all their property in 1928 and the Rose & Crown was listed as having 13a.2r.0p. of land. The 17th century ex- coaching inn is still trading.

Courtesy Michael Wilkes
Courtesy Michael Wilkes
Courtesy Rose & Crown (Facebook)

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Map Reference: SO 801004

Rateable Value in 1891: £14.10s.0d.

Owner in 1891: William Leigh of Woodchester Park (free from brewery tie)

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse

Rateable Value in 1903: £14.10s.0d.

Owner in 1903: William Leigh of Woodchester Park (leased to Nailsworth Brewery)

Closing time in 1903: 10pm

Owner in 1928: Stroud Brewery Company

Landlords at the Ducie Arms / Rose & Crown include:

1856 E. Witchell (Ducie Arms)

1885 Thomas Witchell

1891 Sarah Bowcher

1902,1906 Percy Witchell

1919 William Prentice

1927 James Hutchings

1985 (Dec) – March 1999 Bob Woodman

2003 Sharon and Joe Stocks

2003,2007 Darren Gadd (Director) wife Rebecca, parents – Clive and Jackie

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