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Here is what we think is the only comprehensive record of pubs and beerhouses within the Coventry city boundaries going back as far as available records allow. This is an ongoing project so contributions, corrections or additions to this archive, especially anecdotes, photos and media are most welcome. Feel free to contact us for a pint and a chat anytime.

The Butts Retreat

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NAME BUTTS RETREAT
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1837 1981 SUMMERLAND TAVERN
1981 1994 FOB WATCH
1994 1999 SUMMERLAND TAVERN
1999 2011 BUTTS RETREAT
ADDRESS THE BUTTS
In 1999 this was the new name of the Summerland Tavern after an £80,000 facelift. The tenancy was for sale by 2011, but it closed in that year
Known Licensees are;
1999 Bob McGreevy
2010 Carol McGreevy
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4.1.1999 News 2-16 Renamed from SUMMERLAND TAVERN

£ 80,000 facelift

2010 Rumours that the tenancy was for sale for £ 1 !

2.2011 News 2-62 Closed - for sale

LICENSEES

4.1.1999 News 2-16 Bob McGreevy

4.11.2010 News 2-60 Carol McGreevy

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