Chapman & Co

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Ordnance Survey extract from 1909. Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland (
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Chapman & Co, Black Lion Brewery, Black Lion Street, Brighton, East Sussex.

The brewery was built in 1733 by William Hicks.

Acquired by the Rock Brewery (Brighton) Ltd in 1911 and was later sold to Fremlins Ltd.

Brewery demolished c.1970, but the brewery tap in Black Lion Street was rebuilt in 1974 and survives.

  • More information about the company and other Brighton breweries is available from the Brighton & Hove website: : [[1]]

An assortment of images of the brewery

Entry in the Trade Mark Registry

Registration No  : 38,497
Description  : Black Lion
Date of Application  : 10/7/1884
Used Prior to 1875?  : NO