PUBLIC HOUSES

of Stocksbridge & District

My book on the history of Stocksbridge public houses was published on the 3rd October 2020.  It contains stories from public houses past and present from their early days until the eve of World War Two and includes tales from the pubs in and around the South Yorkshire town of Stocksbridge and the nearby villages of Bolsterstone, Deepcar, Green Moor, Hunshelf and Wigtwizzle.  It is available direct from Amazon in paperback or Kindle editions here(modern pubs and Working Men’s Clubs are not included.)

It was not possible to include lots of photographs in the book because of print limitations, and so I have added all those I have collected so far to this website. 

Thank you to everyone who has contributed photographs so far - please get in touch if you have any that you think would be of interest to others.

Castle Inn c1905.jpg

Clicking on the name button (not the photograph itself) will take you to more photographs of that pub.

Note: best viewed on a computer rather than a small screen

Ordnance Survey maps reproduced by permission of the National Library of Scotland.

Broomhead Mill Inn
Broomhead Mill Inn
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Castle Inn, Bolsterstone
Castle Inn, Bolsterstone
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Club Inn, Midhope
Club Inn, Midhope

formerly known as The Barrel

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Coach & Horses, Stocksbridge
Coach & Horses, Stocksbridge
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Friendship Inn, Stocksbridge
Friendship Inn, Stocksbridge
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King & Miller, Deepcar
King & Miller, Deepcar
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Miners Arms, Bracken Moor
Miners Arms, Bracken Moor

Also known as "The Wragg"

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New Inn, Stocksbridge
New Inn, Stocksbridge
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Rising Sun Inn, Hunshelf Bank
Rising Sun Inn, Hunshelf Bank
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Rock Inn, Green Moor
Rock Inn, Green Moor
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Rose and Crown, Midhope
Rose and Crown, Midhope
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Royal Oak 1860
Royal Oak 1860
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Sportsmans
Sportsmans
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Travellers, Deepcar
Travellers, Deepcar
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Wagon and Horses, Langsett
Wagon and Horses, Langsett
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Other pubs and watering holes
Other pubs and watering holes
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Rugby Club
Rugby Club
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A note about copyright.

Many of the images included here are out of copyright.  Credit had been given where known and permission to share from some high quality images purchased from Picture Sheffield has been given.  Efforts have been made to find out who owns the copyright but mistakes happen, so if you own the copyright to any of these images and have not been credited, please get in touch via the Contact Us page.

The Ordnance Survey maps are reproduced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International licence with permission from the National Library of Scotland.  The overlay map of Broomhead Reservoir is reproduced with permission of the National Library of Scotland and OpenStreetMap. OpenStreetMap® is open data, licensed under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) by the OpenStreetMap Foundation (OSMF).