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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 Heath Hotel

foleshill road
NAME HEATH HOTEL
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Earlier BRICKLAYERS.
ADDRESS 807 FOLESHILL ROAD
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1863 1909 BRICKLAYERS ARMS
1909/1911 c1992 HEATH HOTEL
This name is a local placename. Before 1911 this was the BRICKLAYERS ARMS. The Coventry Records Office holds the site deeds for this property from 1730 to 1934.

In 1982 it was thought to be a genuine 1920's pub with 'a vast red brick building......built on the scale of an aircraft hangar, it contains four pool tables, two fruit machines, an Asteroid video machine, a juke box and a dart board' with plenty of room left. The functions room was topped by a magnificent barrel ceiling with intricate plasterwork. There was an air of faded glory about the pub.

Around 1992 this became a nursery !
Known Licensees are;
1911 - 1913 Joseph Leadbeater
1919 - 1922 William Bird
1929 - 1934 A. W. Osborn
1935 - 1937 F. Dawson
1982 Alan Frisby
1985 Mr K. Singh
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