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M Manze Pie and Eel Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5334 / 51°32'0"N

Longitude: -0.1091 / 0°6'32"W

OS Eastings: 531252

OS Northings: 183302

OS Grid: TQ312833

Mapcode National: GBR M4.NH

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2Q5C

Entry Name: M Manze Pie and Eel Shop

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368695

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnsbury

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Silas Pentonville

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/64/205 (South side)
M. Manze Pie and Eel Shop


House, now with restaurant and shop. Early C19 with c.1905
restaurant and shop; extension, 1952. Multi-coloured stock
bricks set in Flemish bond; roof obscured by parapet,
party-wall brick stacks; glazed shopfront with faience tiles
and painted glass detailing. Three storeys with projecting
ground-floor restaurant and shop; 2-window range. Glazed
shopfront, with single 1/1 horned sash to each side of
slightly off-centre double wood door with frosted glass
reading "MANZE'S"; plain rectangular overlight. Stone sills;
brown faience tiles below sashes. Lettering painted on back of
glass panels applied to fascia reading '-LIVE- EELS M. MANZE
JELLIED EELS'; wood cornice, console bracket to left.
INTERIOR: of restaurant and shop: rectangular in plan with
rear extension. Main restaurant with nine bays of high-back
wood benches and marble tables in line along left-wall; bar
and four bays along right-wall with central passage. Benches
with panelled, parallel high-backs resting on floor. Marble
tables cantilevered from wall and supported by single iron leg
at end. Original terrazzo floor under booths; mirrored and
faience-tiled walls. Bar-front tiled. The c.1905 restaurant
and shop is an important and rare surviving example of a type
of shop once common in London.

Listing NGR: TQ3125283302

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