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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206398
Location: Bromley, Tower Hamlets, London, E3
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley South
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
Tagged with: Pub
DEVONS ROAD E3
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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