The Old Roundabout

The Old Roundabout, Stanningley, Yorkshire

A four-square stone-built pub in a run-down area where a lot of properties have been demolished. I assume the name refers to the fairground attraction rather than a traffic island.

The Swallow’s Nest

The Swallow’s Nest, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

A distinctive gabled, three-storey pub in a council estate on the south side of the city. Although it looks like an older building, presumably it is contemporary with the surrounding houses. It has been closed for twenty years, but the site has only recently been approved for residential redevelopment.

The Rutland Arms

The Rutland Arms, Baslow, Derbyshire

A well-located pub in the centre of picturesque Baslow village, with its own car park, that surely has potential for reopening. I recall it being a Mansfield tied house in the past.

The Gainsborough

The Gainsborough, Bristol, Gloucestershire

A typical post-war estate pub in a new development on the north side of Bristol, built by the local George’s Brewery in 1959, originally called the Blue Boy. See this post by Boak & Bailey for more information.

The Old House at Home

The Old House at Home, Withington, Manchester

Once tied to Whitbread, this large suburban pub ended up in the hands of Greene King under their Meet and Eat brand. The site, including car park, will no doubt be very valuable for residential redevelopment.

(My own picture)

The Weld Blundell

The Weld Blundell, Lydiate, Lancashire

A prominent white-painted corner pub in a well-populated suburban area, just down the road from the National Inventory-listed Scotch Piper.

The Crown

The Crown, Clowne, Derbyshire

This large white-painted corner pub in a Derbyshire mining village makes a poignant sight in the Autumn sunshine.

The Roebuck

The Roebuck, Hilderstone, Staffordshire

The only pub in a substantial village in the north of the county. I understand there may be plans for a community buy-out.

(My own picture)

The Pack Horse

The Pack Horse, Stockport, Cheshire

A former Whitbread pub on the once heavily-pubbed Hillgate, which has been closed for a number of years. It recently has been boarded up following some alternative use, not directly from its time as a pub.

(My own picture)