Sovereign Inn, Hill Top, Golcar

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  • location: Hill Top, Golcar
  • status: possibly still exists but now a private residence
  • category: public house, beerhouse, inn, etc.
  • notes: beerhouse in 1879 & 1897 Licence Registers

Opened as a beerhouse in 1864 by Mr. Varley who remained the keeper until 1898, after which his son Fred took over.

The beerhouse was referred to the Compensation Authority for closure on the grounds of redudnancy in 1939. At that time, the licencee was Holden Whiteley and the property was owned by Bentley & Shaw Ltd.