Pub Heritage: Stones Brewery- William Stones started brewing in 1847. In 1868 he purchased the lease of the Neepsend Brewery, renamed it the Cannon Brewery, and continued to brew there until his death in 1894. Stones’ success saw him die as one of the richest men in Sheffield. William Stones Ltd. was purchased by Bass Brewery in 1968. Stones … Continue reading Pub Heritage: Stones Brewery
The Sheffield & District Public House Trust- The Sheffield & District Public House Trust Co. Ltd. held the lease for the Rising Sun at Nether Green from 1908 until 1968. The company was acquired by Courage Barclay and Simonds in 1966, transferring to Newark-based James Hole & Co. Ltd. until 1968 when John Smith’s took over. The Trust (registered office, 7 Paradise Square) … Continue reading The Sheffield & District Public House Trust
Real Heritage Pubs of the North East- This publication, the CAMRA guide about Heritage Pubs in the North East of England, is now available as a free download. Edited by Paul Ainsworth, this ground-breaking publication aims to create an up-to-date snapshot of the North East Pub Heritage picture. For example, the Stags Head in South Shields, a Victorian pub of 1897, has an unusual feature … Continue reading Real Heritage Pubs of the North East
Heritage Pubs – Eyre Arms, Hassop- From the outside, the Eyre Arms is a handsome creeper-covered building with a walled garden to the side. You enter this 17th-century country pub via a front door which leads to a small entrance hall. On your left is a smoke room with a quarter-circle wooden bar: wooden tongue and groove of high quality. Behind … Continue reading Heritage Pubs – Eyre Arms, Hassop
Real Heritage Pubs – East Anglia- Many of our readers will by now have seen the Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs e-book, which was released during the Steel City Beer and Cider Festival last October and at the time of writing, is on the cusp of reaching 50,000 downloads! Talks with local sponsors and publishers regarding a physical copy of the book … Continue reading Real Heritage Pubs – East Anglia
Pub Heritage Officer
A CAMRA member since the 1970’s, Dave leads on pub heritage issues, including the national CAMRA project on making regional pub heritage guides easily available. He also edited Sheffield’s Real Heritage Pubs: Pub Interiors of Historic Interest, for which downloads have vastly exceeded expectations (a hard copy is anticipated for October 2018).
If you’ve got any questions or information, please let Dave know.