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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 Iron Man

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NAME IRON MAN
ADDRESS QUORN WAY
THIS PREMISES HAS BEEN KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1979 c1989 IRON MAN
c1989 2008 TIGER MOTH
2008 COVENTRY ARMS
2008 present NEW TIGER MOTH
The name came from the local coal mining industry. It was either a nickname for the miners or the name of a machine that they employed.

It was built in 1979 as Shipstones of Nottingham's only local pub. However they were soon taken over by Scottish and Newcastle.

In c1989 it was renamed the TIGER MOTH
Known Licensees are;
1982 Malcolm Dunn

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