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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 Whoberley

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NAME WHOBERLEY
ALTYERNATIVE NAMES Later MORRIS MEN, then WILDCROFT
ADDRESS LYNDALE ROAD
THIS PREMISES WAS KNOWN BY DIFFERENT NAMES DURING ITS HISTORY FROM TO KNOWN AS
1960 1984 WHOBERLEY
1984 1994 MORRIS MEN
1994 1996 WILDCROFT

This is a local place name. The Whoberley onpened in 1960.

In 1985 Chris Arnott wrote 'one of those red brick post-war suburban pubs with an outdoor at the front and a rustic sign in the carpark'.

Laterly it ws named the MORRIS MEN, then in 1994 the WILDCROFT

It closed in 1996 and has been replaced with housing.

Known Licensees are;
1985 Mrs. Pat Baxter

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