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Courage brewery - Horselydown Lane

Categories: Commerce, Animals, Food & Drink

Founded by John Courage at the Anchor Brewhouse site. The earliest existing building dates from 1871 and was largely rebuilt in 1894 - 1895. Reconstructed, restored and refurbished in 1985 - 1989. Grade II listed. The business merged with Barclay Perkins in 1955.

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Courage brewery - Horselydown Lane

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Anchor Brewhouse

This Anchor Brewhouse is nothing to do with the Anchor Brewery at Park Street.

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Jacob the dray horse

We are not convinced by the derivation of Horselydown. Horses don't lie down ...

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Other Subjects

Charles Cruft

Charles Cruft

Dog show promoter. Worked as a travelling salesman for Spratt's. His first dog show was run in 1878 at the request of the French breeders at the Paris Exhibition. There followed some more on beh...

Person, Animals

1 memorial
Barking Lord Scruff

Barking Lord Scruff

Music critic, dog poet, photographic model and all round good egg.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Alice Drakoules

Alice Drakoules

Campaigner for animal welfare. Alice Marie Drakoules (née Lambe) was born c.1850 near Brussels to English parents.  1876 married William Lewis, the managing director of the Union Assurance Company...

Person, Animals, Belgium

1 memorial
Patty Astley

Patty Astley

Wife of Philip; see there for more info. We cannot be certain that the image represents Patty.

Person, Animals, Theatre

1 memorial
Old Tom

Old Tom

This is the story......During the early 19th Century one of the most celebrated characters in the Market was Old Tom, a gander from Ostend who came to England by chance, due to his fascination with...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial