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Railway Street 13 Bernard Street

Railway Street
Victoria Lounge
Bernard Street
Formerly The Bush
13 Bernard Street
Corner Cupboard Public House
76-78 High Street West
The Friendship Inn
Arundel Street
Star Inn
2 Howard Street
An unusual building for the area, it being mainly red brick construction with Ashlar quoins, sills, mullions, lintels and pilasters. The Railway Street first floor 3 widows, 2 corner windows and Bernard Street 5 windows; arrangement 2:1:2:1:1:1:2. The Railway Street ground floor 2 windows, entrance door with overlight, 2 corner windows and Bernard Street 2 windows, entrance door with overlight and 2 windows arrangement; 2:2:1:1:2. The corner elevation has a curved parapet with 2 spherical finials. Slate titles with terracotta ridge tiles, finial and red brick stacks. The "Moon and Sixpence" is a novel by W Somerset Maugham.

Built in 1846 although the first licence to Thomas Fielding may not have granted until 1857.

Fielding Thomas, pork butcher & beer retailer, Bernard st

Numbers 1 & 3 Bernard Street, known as the Fleece Inn, was occupied by Ann Fielding 39, a Beerseller, her sister Mary Ford 24, niece Ann Ford 18 months, her father Thomas Fielding 67 and her brother James Fielding 26, a Labourer.

Numbers 3 & 5 Bernard Street was occupied by George Bradley 26, a Beerhouse Keeper, wife Mary Bradley 28 and sons John Bradley 3, Hector Bradley 2 and Arthur Bradley 1. Also at this address were Visitors Harry Douglas 24, a Comedian, Annie L Douglas 20, an Actress, both from Nottinghaamshire, Joseph Wilson 29, a Carter and Thomas Clarkson 26, a Comedian from Yorkshire.

Kelly’s Directory
Bradley George, beer retailer, 5 Bernard street

Kelly’s Directory
Bradley George, beer retailer, 5 Bernard street

Number 5 Bernard Street known as The Fleece Inn was occupied by George Bradley 47, a Beer Seller (Pub), wife Mary Bradley 48, sons Fred Bradley 17, a Slatter & Plasterer, Frank Bradley 16, a Paper Maker, George Bradley 13, a Cotton Weaver, Ben Bradley 12 and daughters Teresa Bradley 10, Lena Bradley 9 and Bertha Bradley 5. Aslo at this address was Mary E Hatersley 32, a Domestic Servant.

Numbers 1, 3 & 5 Bernard Street were known as The Fleece Inn, a property of 5 main rooms occupied by George Bradley 57, a Beer & Wine Retailer, wife Mary Bradley 58, Assisting with the Business, married 34 years with 16 children (6 died), Frank Bradley 26, also Assisting with Business, Ben Bradley 21, a General Labourer, Lena Bradley 18, a Servant at Home and Bertha Bradley 15, also a Servant at Home.

Kelly’s Directory
Bradley George, beer retailer, 5 Bernard street

Kelly’s Directory
Bradley Mary (Mrs.), beer retailer, 1, 3 & 5 Bernard street

Kelly’s Directory
Bradley Frank, beer retlr. 1 & 3 Bernard st

Kelly’s Directory
Fleece Inn (Herbt. Ryan), 1 Bernard st


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.

Formerly the Moon and Sixpence (and the Fleece before that), refurbished and opened as the Victoria Lounge on December 5th 2015. Modern interior with a bar and informal eating space on the ground floor. Separate restaurant on the first floor. Designed to be a bar/bistro set up and works well. Good quality food from an extensive menu. Four handpulls feature two beers from the Marston’s range, one from the local Howard Town brewery with the fourth dedicated to local micros.