The Farm Yard

The Farm Yard, Harpurhey, Manchester

A monumental Rochdale Road pub built by Threlfalls in 1896 and now serving as Manchester Creative Learning Centre. Maybe surprisingly, it survived as a pub well into the 21st century.

The Seven Stars

The Seven Stars, Ardwick, Manchester

A substantial Holt’s pub on the Ashton Old Road that within my drinking memory received an extension to cater for burgeoning trade, but is now closed and boarded. The section in the foreground of the picture appears to be undergoing conversion for alternative use.

The Prince of Wales

The Prince of Wales, Buxton, Derbyshire

A small former Marston’s pub just off the town centre on the main road to Chapel-en-le-Frith. The proximity of Buxton’s Wetherspoon’s may have contributed to its demise.

The Albion

The Albion, Armley, Leeds

A pub with a distinctive tiled frontage in a run-down inner-urban area with few nearby houses. Still retains its pub livery although closed for some time.