Winchcombe was a beer drinkers paradise in Victorian times. Beers could be sampled from the Brockhampton Brewery, Cheltenham Original Brewery, Flowers & Sons Stratford Brewery, Donnington Brewery and Greens Stow Brewery. Until Flowers acquired Lardner’s Brewery of Little Compton the beer drinkers of Winchcombe could also enjoy the rare Lardner’s brews at the Sun Inn. Little Compton is just over the Gloucestershire border in Warwickshire about three miles to the east of Moreton in Marsh.

The Sun Inn has now closed.

This page will be updated

Licensing Details:

Owner in 1891: Lardner & Son, Compton Steam Brewery, Little Compton

Rateable value in 1891: £19.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1891: Alehouse

Owner in 1903: Flowers & Sons, brewers, Stratford on Avon

Rateable value in 1903: £19.10s.0d.

Type of licence in 1903: Alehouse

Closing time in 1903: 11pm

Landlords at the Sun Inn include:

1856 D. Harvey

1885 Albert William Tovey

1891,1919 William Page

1927 Mrs Elizabeth Page

1939 Rt. Wm. Roe

1974-1999 Alan and Debbie Knight

Share this Page: