The Directory of UK Brewers

King & Barnes Ltd

AddressKing & Barnes Ltd
The Horsham Brewery
18 Bishopric
RH12 1QP
County (see footnote)Ceremonial
West Sussex
Local Authority

A picture of King & Barnes Ltd


Formed from the merger of King & Sons, a maltsters set up in 1850, and G. H. Barnes & Co., a brewers dating back to 1800, in 1906 this family-owned brewery survived until they were taken over by Hall & Woodhouse Ltd in Spring 2000, with all production at Horsham ceasing with Sussex Bitter and Old Ale are brewed at Hall & Woodhouse, Mild Ale being brewed at the Hall & Woodhouse owned The Gribble Brewery. The last member of the King family involved in the company still brews in Horsham as King Beer. The King & Barnes brand died out in late 2008.

Beers Brewed

We do not maintain a list of beers brewed by each brewery. There may be a list on the brewery's own website. For historical information, we suggest you also visit the brewery page on the unfortunately no longer updated Beermad.


The information contained above was believed to be correct at the date indicated. However we accept no responsibility for any false, misleading or inaccurate information within this site. We are not King & Barnes Ltd and have no connection with them. This is not their official web site. If you believe any of the above information to be wrong, then let us at know by contacting us.

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Since the 1974 local government reorganisation there has been much controversy over many county boundaries. The links we provide cover all areas possibilities: Ceremonial Counties which are the counties for which a Lord-Lieutenant has been appointed, Historic Counties (and their allied county boroughs) which represent the position before the 1974 re-organisation and Local Authority which represents the third tear District level.

Last Updated : 29th July 2013