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Hope and Anchor Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Latitude: 51.5433 / 51°32'35"N

Longitude: -0.1036 / 0°6'12"W

OS Eastings: 531607

OS Northings: 184410

OS Grid: TQ316844

Mapcode National: GBR N0.XY

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.5G3S

Entry Name: Hope and Anchor Public House

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369407

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdelene and St David Holloway

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


635-1/53/877 (West side)
Hope and Anchor P.H.


Public house. c1880. Brick with dressings of stucco and stone,
roof obscured by parapet. Four storeys over basement, three
windows to Upper Street and five to Islington Park Street,
which are the principal frontages. Ground floor has pilasters
at the ends of the principal facades and round-arched arcades
between consisting of Corinthian columns of grey and pink
polished granite, the spandrels decorated with recessed panels
of scrolling foliage; ornate bracketed stops at the ends of
the fascia. The first floor to Islington Park Street has
round-arched windows with stucco architraves, the outer ones
pedimented, others with Corinthian capitals under a Lombard
frieze; to Upper Street, an arcade of three round-arched
windows with linked, free-standing pairs of columns with
shared abaci. Second floor has flat-arched windows, simple
architraves on outer windows in Islington Park Street, the
others linked by springing band, under round arches, the
tympana decorated with incised natural ornament, and a brick
corbel table and cornice above; three windows of similar
design in Upper Street under a similar corbel table and
cornice. Fourth or attic storey has flat-arched windows to
either end in Islington Park Street with three windows between
with segmental arches and keystones set in a band of stucco
which runs across the facade from the springing of the arches.
Upper Street has three similar windows. The keystones form
part of a modillion cornice of simple moulded design to
central part of both facades. Arcaded parapet to both facades.
The interior was very extensively refurbished c.1988 and no
original features of interest survive.

Listing NGR: TQ3160784410

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

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