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Crown & Sceptre, 168 Burgess Road, Bassett, Southampton, Hampshire

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Breweries: Scrase’s Star Brewery, Strong’s Romsey Brewery, Whitbread’s Brewery *

A Scrase’s Star Brewery pub of the same name has stood on this site since the early 1870’s when a Richard Walters was Landlord, The present building was built by Strong’s Romsey Brewery in 1930 not long after they had taken over the old building, in 1969 it became a Whitbread’s Brewery pub after the acquired Strong’s Romsey Brewery, The pub closed in 2010 and suffered the same fate as its near neighbour The Gate, being demolished by Southampton University to enlarge its Car Park, as a goodwill gesture they mounted its foundation stone on a plinth in a small garden in the car park . *

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

The original Scrase’s Star Brewery building - Licensee is E E Ford

The original Scrase’s Star Brewery building - Licensee is E E Ford

Crown & Sceptre, 168 Burgess Road, corner Broadlands Road, Southampton

Crown & Sceptre, 168 Burgess Road, corner Broadlands Road, Southampton

The Foundation Stone of Strong’s 1930’s Pub

The Foundation Stone of Strong’s 1930’s Pub

All 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.

1927/Mrs Evangeline Edith Ford/Beer Retailer, 168 Burgess Road, Highfield/../../Kellys Directory ****

1935/Mrs Evangeline E Ford/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1940/Mrs Evangeline Fox/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1946/H J Rose/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1954/H J Rose/../../../Kellys Directory ****


* Provided By Bob Bates

**** Provided By Kevan

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