The Fox and Hounds

The Fox and Hounds, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

A typical Northamptonshire ironstone building with a steeply-pitched roof, situatedon the north side of the town not far from the Dun Cow. Now converted to residential use.

The Wheatsheaf

The Wheatsheaf, Ness, Cheshire

A prominent inter-wars pub in Thwaites livery at the south end of the Neston built-up area on the road to Ness Gardens.

(My own photo)

The Pagefield

The Pagefield, Wigan, Lancashire

A monumental, ornate late Victorian or Edwardian pub situated in a residential area to the north-west of the town centre. In its latter years it was dubbed “The Famous Pagefield” which was a common practice with Greenall’s brewery. This is the 1000th entry on this blog, and promoted a post on my main blog.

The Robin Hood

The Robin Hood, Guildford, Surrey

A compact backstreet pub on a street running parallel to and just to the south of the town’s main High Street.

The Cap & Bells

The Cap & Bells, Bradford, Yorkshire

A postwar pub in John Smith’s livery on the notorious Buttershaw estate on the south-west side of the city, caught by StreetView on a gloomy October day in 2012. It has since been demolished and replaced by a medical centre.

The Withy Trees

The Withy Trees, Preston, Lancashire

A substantial pub on the north side of the city, situated at right angles to the road. Before closure, it was reputed to have the outdoor drinking area in Preston. It closed in July 2019 following the sale of the business by Greene King to a business called Norani Education, and it is now to become an Islamic centre.

The Sandgate

The Sandgate, Swindon, Wiltshire

A post-war estate-style pub on the north-east side of the town, which was originally known as the Lady Margaret, but converted to a Thai restaurant called the Sandgate in 2004/05. It has now become The Threes day nursery.

The Beehive

The Beehive, Halebank, Lancashire

A long, white-painted pub just out into the countryside on what was once the main road between Widnes and Liverpool before the “Speke Road” was built.

The Lord Nelson

The Lord Nelson, Egremont, Cheshire

A distinctive inter-wars mock-Tudor corner pub about half a mile inland from the Mersey estuary. StreetView shows it as still open in 2020, so it is a relatively recent casualty.

The Village Gate

The Village Gate, Wendover, Buckinghamshire

A large, attractive roadside pub at the north end of the town, which has been closed since 2018 following a fire, and is now in a ruinous state.

The Dun Cow

The Dun Cow, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

A distinctince green and white pub in Manns livery on the north side of the town centre. According to StreetView, it had been demolished by 2014.

The Horseshoe

The Horseshoe, Whiston , Lancashire

A neat inter-wars cottage-style pub with pitched roofs, now converted to a Tesco Express. According to StreetView, it closed some time between 2009 and 2012.