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A Virtual Stroll Around the Walls of Chester

The Vanished Pubs of Chester: The Gallery

A growing collection of images of Chester's pubs (also breweries and hotels) that are no longer with us.
Your contributions, comments and reminisciences are very welcome!
New material added here 13th January 2015


The Harp Inn

The Market Tavern

The Queen's Head


The Ring o' Bells


The Royal George Hotel

The Royal Hotel

The Swan Inn

The Universal Inn

The Black Lion

Grosvenor Park Hotel

The Lion Brewery

Brooksbanks / Ye Olde Lamb

The Bars Hotel

Barlow's & The Grotto Hotel

The Royal Oak

The Alma Hotel

The King's Head Hotel

The Waterloo Inn

green dragon
The Green Dragon
nag's head
The Nag's Head
ormonde hotel
The Ormonde Hotel
liver hotel
The Liver Hotel


glynne hotel
The Glynne Arms
george hotel
The George Hotel
castle inn
The Castle Inn
jolly miller
The Jolly Miller
old edgar
The Old Edgar
amber lounge
Ye Deva Hotel

the red lion
The Red Lion
yacht inn
The Yacht Inn
cocoa house poster
Chester Cocoa Houses
princess street pubs
Pubs in Princess Street
angel hotel
The Angel Hotel
the barley mow
The Barley Mow
durham ox
The Durham Ox
the engine house
The Engine House
the golden lion
The Golden Lion
ironbridge Hotel
The Ironbridge Hotel
The Mariners
The Mariners Inn
the muggeries
The Muggeries
the painters arms
The Painters Arms
plumbers arms
The Plumbers Arms
queen's arms
The Queen's Arms
shakespeare
The Shakespeare
cheshire sheaf
The Cheshire Sheaf
bear's paw
The Bear's Paw
woolpack
The Woolpack

london bridge
The London Bridge Hotel

the white house
The White House Hotel

white lion
The White Lion
hawarden castle inn
The Hawarden Castle Inn
druids arms
The Druid's Arms
hare and hounds

The Hare & Hounds and
The King's Arms

elephant & castle
The Elephant & Castle Inn
fox and barrel
The Fox & Barrel
flookersbrook
The Ermine / Flookersbrook
beehive
The Beehive Hotel
swinging gate inn saughall
The Swinging Gate Inn
Saughall
hop pole hotel
The Hop Pole Hotel
ship victory
The Ship Victory
old queen's head
The Old Queen's Head
riverpark ballroom
The Riverpark Ballroom
northgate brewery
The Northgate Brewery
white lion hotel
The White Lion Hotel
bull and stirrup
The Bull & Stirrup
ostrich vaults
The Ostrich Vaults
carnarvon castle
The Carnarvon Castle
kings arms kitchen
Special Feature:
The King's Arms Kitchen
thermometer of temperance
'A Moral & Physical Thermometer'


Here are a series of details from the 1875 Chester OS map revealing the locations of a number of vanished local hostelries (more to follow soon):

Castle Street | Watergate / Linenhall Street corner | Frodsham Street area | Love Street / Foregate Street | Around Holy Trinity Church

Lower Bridge Street | George Street / Cattle Market | The Northgate Area | Egerton Street Area


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