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Bassett Hotel, 111 Burgess Road, Bassett, Southampton, Hampshire

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1871 saw George Washington Jones as Landlord of this old Cooper’s Brewery House, it was noted for its gardens and amusements , which included boxing matches, in the early 1930’s the then Landlord Arthur Cornish-Trestrail introduced a bear pit complete with bears, after one of them died it was stuffed and displayed at the pub for many years. It was also the first home of the world famous Concorde Club before its relocation to Stoneham Lane it hosted many of the top 1960’s acts including Manfred Mann who were regulars at the club.
It became a Watney’s Brewery House when they acquired Cooper’s Brewery, in 1972 it was refurbished at a cost of £80,000 and relaunched as a Berni Steak House, it was then sold to Whitbread’s Brewery before finally closing in the 1990’s and being demolished and replaced by a Old Person’s Care Home. *

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Hampshire . The Hampshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

Bassett Hotel 111 Burgess Road corner Butterfield Road

Bassett Hotel 111 Burgess Road corner Butterfield Road

Kindly provided by Bob Bates

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1871/George Washington Jones/Basset Hotel, Alma Road, Basset/../../Coxs Directory ****

1884/A Welch/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1907/Thomas Jones/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1916/Thomas Albert Ward/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1927/Bassett Hotel/Burgess Road, Bassett, Arthur George Cornish Testrail, proprietor/../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Geo Whitford/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1940/Walter Brandon/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1946/Victor Arthur Crossley/Proprietor/../../Kellys Directory ****

1954/Victor Arthur Crossley/../../../Kellys Directory ****

* Provided By Bob Bates

**** Provided By Kevan

And Last updated on: Sunday, 29-Mar-2020 00:58:05 GMT