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Beerhouses, Hotels and Public Houses

Picture Gallery

beerhouse in Higham Road Lilian Tye outside the beerhouse
Northampton Brewery supplied this beerhouse.
Lilian Tye is pictured outside in 1933. It was on the corner of Beech Road and Higham Road.

Later it was Freeston's grocery
shop, but today it has reverted
to living accomodation.
Phipps' beerhouse in Higham Road - demolished in 1962
Higham Road beerhouse
Phipps' beerhouse

Another Phipps' beerhouse
was kept by Frank Wills in
Alfred Street.

J T Reid established his beerhouse in Wellingborough Road, this was later Lankesters, and today (2009) it is Threshers.
Frank Wills' beerhouse
82 Higham Road (Sussex Place corner) & Trade Club c1940
Frank Will's - Alfred Street
J T Reid's
Reid's beerhouse in Wellingborough Road c1915
A Robinson's beerhouse in High Street was thatched
Lankesters Robinson's
Lankesters in the 1960s - they were in the old Reid's shop (above)
Outside Robinson's on parade day

Hotels & Inns
the old Coach and Horses Wheatsheaf
Swan & Dolphin - later the Coach & Horses
The Wheatsheaf Hotel was rebuilt in the early 1900s
Railway Inn Queen Victoria Hotel
The Railway Inn (centre) c1900
The Westward Hotel The Feathers
Westward Hotel - North Street (Courtesy of Clive Wood)
The Feathers - High Street

Waggon & Horses in th 1930s
Waggon & Horses in High Street South in 1905
when electricty was being laid and
(right) in the 1930s.

Frank Wilkins was the landlord from
about 1912 until the late 1930s

Public Houses in 2008
The Needle & Awl The Rose & Crown
Needle & Awl - Northampton Road
Rose & Crown - High Street
The Old Railway inn - now Lounge One King Edward VII
Lounge One - formerly the Railway Inn (see above)
King Edward VII - Queen Street
Compasses - High Street South
Unicorn - Grove Road closed about 2006 - proudly shows its origins
Oakley Arms Oakley Arms
Oakley Arms - Wellingborough Road c1960
Oakley Arms - 2008 (closed January 2009)
The old Waggon and Horses The sign of the Waggon & Horses
The old Waggon & Horses is now a restaurant (2008)
The old pub sign
The Viking The Welcome Inn
The Viking - Grangeway in 2008
Welcome Inn - Irchester Road in 2008

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