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The Hatchet Public House

  • Address: 27 Frogmore St
  • Vicinity: Denmark St
  • Phone: 44 117 929 4118
  • Type: English Public House
  • Travel Genus: Drink , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Drinkery Category: Casual Drinkery

One of the oldest surviving pubs in the city, The Hatchet Public House is an English pub and a restored 17th-century timber framed Listed Building II in Bristol, England. - AsNotedIn

Public house. Dated 1606, largely rebuilt 1967. Timber box-frame with render, lateral rubble stacks and a pantile cross-gabled roof. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys and attic;; 3-gable range. The central gable has a symmetrical front with a jettied first floor, moulded decorative framing to upper floors, and boxed eaves. A central C17 ribbed 9-panel door, with flanking horned plate-glass leaded sashes. 2 canted 2-storey oriels have 8/8-pane sashes, with a 4/4-pane sash between;; a central canted attic oriel. Massive right-hand rubble stack. Gabled 2-storey right-hand block set back with a canted oriel over a pent roof, 6/6-pane horned sashes, 3/3-panes to attic, in exposed frames. C20 additions in a similar style to the left, and C20 cantilevered rear elevations. - Historic England



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1606/00/00 The Hatch is licensed to sell wine and spirits. Central Timber box-frame with a gabled roof and ribbed door, with flanking horned plate-glass leaded sashes date from 1606. The ancient door is said to be lined with human skin.
1700/00/00 Edward Teach Life Edward Teach, presumably born in Bristol, Blackbeard may have hoisted a few points at the Hatchet Inn.
1775/00/00 The hatchet becomes a bare-knuckle boxing venue, producing local champions Benjamin Brain, Jem Belcher and Henry Pearce.
1967/00/00 The Hatchet Inn Public House is largely rebuilt.
2017/07/25 Butcombe Brewery Owner The Liberation Group, owner of Butcombe Brewery, acquires The Hatchet Inn, in Bristol, adding to the Butcombe portfolio its 27th establishment.

Eat and Drink »

Butcombe Gold Beer
Butcombe Original Bitter

Eatery Attribute Sunday Roast

Drinkery Category Casual Drinkery
Drinkery Type English Public House
Drinkery Attribute Real Ale

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Particulars for The Hatchet Public House:
Sight Category Building
Food Attribute English Food
Historic Use English Public House

English National Heritage List Entry No: 1372291

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