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Courage brewery - Horselydown Lane

Categories: Animals, Commerce, 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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Gavin Maxwell

Gavin Maxwell

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Virginia McKenna

Virginia McKenna

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Charles Cruft

Charles Cruft

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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
horses killed on service with British regular & territorial cavalry regiments

horses killed on service with British regular & territorial cavalry regiments

The memorial says "millions" have been killed and we don't dispute that. In particular see horses killed in Hyde Park terrorist attack.

Animal, Animals

1 memorial