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Re: the old pubs of brum
« Reply #1518 on: October 15, 2013, 03:24:37 PM »
Steven's Bar was at the corner of High Street (no.80) and New Street (no.140). Photographed on 4th September 1932 by William A. Clark as part of the Warwickshire Photographic Survey. Steven's Bar was reportedly opened by licensee Richard Marsh Williams in 1916, and the establishment was well known for its atmosphere. In 1941 the building was damaged during an air raid, but the ground floor bar continued to operate until Steven's Bar finally closed its doors on March 25th 1958. In the photograph can be seen the large illuminating M&B sign on the New Street side of the building, and also on this side the Swan Hotel which was adjacent to Steven's Bar.
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« Reply #1519 on: October 15, 2013, 05:07:41 PM »
thanks dennis and phil I knew there would be some one who would know.
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« Reply #1520 on: October 21, 2013, 11:38:13 AM »
Impressive M&B signage!
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Re: the old pubs of brum
« Reply #1521 on: October 21, 2013, 10:20:05 PM »
The Bowling Green Holloway Head
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Re: the old pubs of brum
« Reply #1522 on: October 21, 2013, 10:20:45 PM »
One for Phil
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« Reply #1523 on: October 22, 2013, 05:32:55 PM »
I knew I had a photo of Stevens Bar after the war when it was only single storey building, I've just looked it out. I can't seem to find the other one I have of a one man band playing on the front step.
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« Reply #1524 on: October 30, 2013, 07:04:53 AM »
Looking at this list it makes you realise just how many 'Proper' pubs we have lost, but I suppose times move on and peoples habits change.
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« Reply #1525 on: October 30, 2013, 10:51:51 AM »
The thing is, I doubt that the list compiled on this thread is anywhere near a complete record.
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Re: the old pubs of brum
« Reply #1526 on: November 07, 2013, 10:26:04 AM »
The Glassmaker's Arms The corner of Granville Street and Holliday Street 1950s
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« Reply #1527 on: November 07, 2013, 04:05:00 PM »
Does anybody know if the Queens Arms, junction of Newhall St and Charlotte St is still around.
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« Reply #1528 on: November 08, 2013, 01:53:53 PM »
Dennis,
 
The Queens Arms is still doing great business and from all reports is still a good house, not that I have been in there for many a year.
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