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Big Chill House

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5308 / 51°31'50"N

Longitude: -0.1199 / 0°7'11"W

OS Eastings: 530508

OS Northings: 182994

OS Grid: TQ305829

Mapcode National: GBR K5.7F

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VSZC

Entry Name: Big Chill House

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477735

Location: Camden, London, N1

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Cross Cromer Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/08/2017


No.259, Big Chill House

(Formerly listed as No.259 The Bell Public House)


Public house. Mid C19. Stucco. Three storeys and cellars. Symmetrical composition of five bays, end bays slightly projecting. Ground floor public house frontage with granite pilasters carrying entablature with dentil cornice. Segmental pediments with enriched tympani over entrances. C20 windows of large panes. Fluted Corinthian pilasters rise through the first and second floors, paired to flank end bays and return, carrying entablature, with wreaths in the frieze above paired pilasters, and dies of parapet without balusters. Architraved, recessed sashes, first floor with cornices and tripartite in the centre and end bays.

INTERIOR: ground floor bar entirely stripped out at time of inspection in January 1995. The exterior is a particularly handsome example of a mid-C19 public house.

Listing NGR: TQ3050882994

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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