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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.

Beerhouse

ADDRESS JUNCTION STREET, HILLFIELDS
THIS PREMISES WAS KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1853 1874 JUNCTION ARMS, Junction Street
1874 c1880 BEERHOUSE, Junction Street
c1881 1896 VINE COTTAGE, 8 Cross St
1896 1913 BEERHOUSE, 8 Cross St
1924 1932 VINE INN, 8 Cross St
1932 c1940 VINE COTTAGE, 8 Cross St

In the 1861 census there are no matching records, but in 1871 Henry Francis, 19, is a silk weaver and publican in Junction Street

Junction Street later became Vine Street. This beerhouse is the VINE COTTAGE, which H. Francis kept as a public house to 1886 and then Mrs Sarah Francis to 1909.

Known Licensees at the BEERHOUSE, Junction Street are;
1874 - 1886 H. Francis
Mrs Sarah Francis to 1909

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