Beard & Co. Ltd

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As brewed by Harveys
Beard & Co Lewes.jpg
Beard's Brewery and the Castle Maltings: Ordnance Survey extract from 1898. Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland (

Beard & Co. (Lewes) Ltd., Star Lane Brewery, Fisher Street, Lewes, East Sussex.

Founded by 1741. Acquired by Thomas Beard in 1811. Registered June 1936.

Brewing ceased in 1958 and the tied estate (see List of Beards of Sussex pubs) was supplied by Harvey & Son Ltd.

In 1998, the company sold its 43 pubs to Greene King & Sons Ltd.

Images of the brewery

Beard's Malthouse on Station Street

The Castle Maltings, acquired by Beards from the former Castle Brewery