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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 Dublin Castle

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NAME DUBLIN CASTLE
ADDRESS SPON STREET
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1773 DUBLIN CASTLE
1773 CROSS GUNS
I don't know anything about this name. Was the first licensee an Irishman ? After the death of the licensee, Thomas Newcomb in 1773 it became the CROSS GUNS.

In 1756 four soldiers were billeted here
Licensees
1773 Thomas Newcomb

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