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Crown & Cushion

Picture source: Richard Croft

The Crown & Cushion was situated at 26 Melville Street. Present by 1872 when the publican was Joseph Fambrini. After two recent incarnations as 'Sippers' and 'Scotty's Bar' this pub has now closed.
Now reopened as The Pelham Bridge.
Paul Scott (September 2013)
Closed again, now permanently as it has been converted to student accommodation.
Ken Moore (July 2015)
Former Sippers Public House, 26 Melville Street at 53.227076, -0.536309. Formerly dwelling house and workshops of Fambrini, moulded stone manufactures and modellers (1851). It was converted to a Dram Shop (18th Century term for a place that sold gin by the spoonful) for Joseph Fambrini in 1869. By the 1887-88 Town Plan it is labelled Crown and Cushion (P.H.). It was owned by Messrs Allsop of Burton on Trent in 1896 and S Allsop and Sons in 1913. Also, in 1913 Gilberts Garage at number 28 were using part of the rear yard which had an inspection pit. By 1949 it was Ind Coope and Allsop. It remained the Crown and Cushion until 1982 when the name became Sippers (Ansells Brewery). From January 2011 it was Scotty’s Bar but by January 2012 it was boarded up with a for sale sign. During 2012 it became The Pelham Bridge Free House only to be converted to student residential use April-May 2014.
Steve (April 2020)

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