Tyne and Wear HER(11062): Newcastle, South Street, Battery Inn - Details
Newcastle, South Street, Battery Inn
John Rowell moved from the Battery Brewery in 1850 to the Charles XII of Sweden Inn at Bridge End. George Brown, innkeeper, brewed on these premises from 1860. A brewery which could produce 20 half-barrels was built in its yard in the 1850s. In 1879 John Buchanan took over the brewery. It lost its licence in 1888.
Brian Bennison, 1995, Brewers and Bottlers of Newcastle upon Tyne From 1850 to the present day, p 22, 52; Brian Bennison, 1996, Heady Days - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Vol 1, The Central Area, p 28