The Shepherd & Dog

The Shepherd & Dog

The Shepherd & Dog

First published in Nostalgia The Argus: Photograph of the Author by

At the end of the 19th century there were 23 pubs in and around London Road, Brighton, and a further 25 up to the railway.

Only nine remain today and among the casualties is the Shepherd & Dog, pictured here in 1922. It was a quiet pub used mainly by regulars and suffered as drinking habits changed.

Originally a private house built about 200 years ago, it was demolished in the 1960s. It belonged to the Brighton-based Kemp Town Brewery.

  • Picture and information from London Road: Brighton’s First Suburb (London Road Social History Group, £11.50)

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