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The Widow's Son Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bromley South, Tower Hamlets

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Latitude: 51.5223 / 51°31'20"N

Longitude: -0.018 / 0°1'4"W

OS Eastings: 537603

OS Northings: 182232

OS Grid: TQ376822

Mapcode National: GBR KY.S58

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.MZVX

Plus Code: 9C3XGXCJ+WR

Entry Name: The Widow's Son Public House

Listing Date: 23 October 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206398

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E3

County: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley South

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Hallows, Bromley by Bow

Church of England Diocese: London

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No 75 (The Widow's
Son Public House)
TQ 3782 12/908
Comer of Devon Road and Shepperds Street. Early C19 with mid-Victorian
P.H. and interior. 2 storeys. 5 windows. Pebbledash finish. Corner piers.
Band and blocking course. Glazing bar sash windows on 1st floor. Ground floor
has pilastered. P.H. front with three fluted fascia brackets. Corinthian captials of
pilasters support fascia with moulded cornice. Plate glass window with fretted
cast-iron vents in heads. Tiled plinth. Return to Shepperd Street of 2 windows
over wide pilastered P.H.front matching Devon Road front. Corinthian capitals
simplar. 2 storey 6 window continuation with 2 doors. Interior retains almost
completely its c1870s fittings, including engraved mirrors, decorated panels
to pilasters, gilt capitals and glass fronted cabinets containing assorted china.
ornamental lettered panels saying: "Importer and Bonder of choice Foreign Cigars:-
The Widow's Son. Family Wine, Spirit and Malt Liquor Establishment " etc.
Many transfer patterns on glass surfaces. Egg and dart in cornice. Nine pins
or skittled stone base behind bar with engraved numerals. Hanging buns and
sailors hat over bar refers to the legend of the Widow's Son.

Listing NGR: TQ3760382232

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