Thursday 2 February 2012

The pubs of Pill, part 2

More closed pubs.

Following on from my previous post on the closed pubs of Pill, Newport, here is the second part, again featuring more former pub buildings that are still extant.

Dolphin, 6-7 Dolphin Street, corner of West Market Street

First mentioned 1848, closed 1994, reopened 1996, closed 1999. Converted to residential.
Owners: Lloyd & Yorath, Ansells, private

Ship Hotel, 1 Mill Parade, corner of Alexandra Road

Built 1891, to replace the Old Ship, first mentioned in 1874, converted to residential 1973 and now known as Alexandra Court.
Owners: Griffiths Brothers Brewery of Blaina, Rhymney Brewery, Whitbread

Masonic Hotel, 110 Dock Street

First mentioned in 1877, closed around 1980
Owners: Lloyd & Yorath, Ansells
The building has recently been given a facelift with the green glazed tiles showing once again

Vulcan, 115 Dock Street, a few doors along from the Masonic Hotel

First mentioned 1845, closed around 1983
Owners: 1905 Stroud Brewery Company, 1938 Ansells

Homfray Arms, 43 Jeddo Street, on corner of Pottery Terrace

First mentioned in 1887, closed in 1977 and converted to residential.

Engineers Arms, 160 Commercial Road, opposite Royal Exchange and Windsor Castle

First mentioned in 1872 as the Beaufort Arms, name changed to the Engineers Arms in 1887. Closed 1970, converted to retail and was the Pill Angling Centre for years.
Owners: 1905 Lloyd & Yorath, Ansells

Mariners Hotel, 80 Commercial Road
Originally a sailors home, the pub closed around 2002

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