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The Crown Tavern Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5232 / 51°31'23"N

Longitude: -0.1053 / 0°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 531546

OS Northings: 182182

OS Grid: TQ315821

Mapcode National: GBR N8.J4

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4Z65

Entry Name: The Crown Tavern Public House

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368773

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Clerkenwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/74/282 (North West side)
Nos.43 AND 44
The Crown Tavern PH (43)


Terraced houses now incorporating a restaurant at no. 55
Clerkenwell Close, a pub at no 43 and a shop at no 44. Early
C19 with pub frontage of c.1900. Yellow brick set in Flemish
bond, stucco, roofs obscured by parapet. Two-window range to
no 55 Clerkenwell Close, no 43 has a three-window range in
Clerkenwell Close and two-window range in Clerkenwell Green,
two-window range to no 44. Ground floor of no 55 Clerkenwell
Close stuccoed with banded rustication; flat-arched entrance
with cornice, C20 shallow bracketed bay window, and vestigial
cornice. The pub front to no 43 has a tiled base, and
pilasters supporting fascia and cornice; the framing to
windows and doors appears to survive, and some original
engraved glass, now set behind plate glass windows. No 44 has
late C20 shopfront. The upper windows flat-arched with moulded
stucco architraves, those to the first floor with segmental
pediments on consoles; cornice and blocking course.
The interior of The Crown Tavern includes a late C19 bar back
and bar counter surviving apparently in moderately large part;
there is a back room with late C19 panelled dado, and a
fireplace possibly of that date; staircase to upper room with
turned balusters.

Listing NGR: TQ3154382182

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

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