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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 Pilot Inn


This pub must be a reference to the nearby Radford aerodrome. But it must also be to the Pilot in Much Park Street, which closed in c1938.

The Pilot opened in 1938 The building has been listed as a good example of a 1930's pub with a relatively unspoilt 'Moderne' interior. It is brick faced with a steeply pitched roof. The tall metal windows provide a vertical emphasis and it has half - octagonal fanking wings with pyramid roofs. All of this has not stopped it closing in recent years (c2011) after a while as an Indian restaurant.

At 2014, It is still to let

Known Licensees are;
1938 Neville Abel

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