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The York Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Islington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5338 / 51°32'1"N

Longitude: -0.105 / 0°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 531536

OS Northings: 183351

OS Grid: TQ315833

Mapcode National: GBR N4.LC

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.4QC3

Entry Name: The York Public House

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369041

Location: Islington, London, N1

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Prebend Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3183SE ISLINGTON HIGH STREET
635-1/65/527 (East side)
No.82
The York public house

GV II

Public house. Late C18 or early C19, with pub detailing
probably of 1872 and pub frontage of c.1900. Yellow brick,
stucco dressings, polished granite to the pub frontage, roof
obscured by parapet. Three storeys, five-window range to
Islington High Street. The ground-floor pub frontage runs from
Islington High Street round into Duncan Street, including a
single-storey wing to the east; Corinthian pilasters of pink
polished granite, fascia and cornice; windows lack
characteristic pub glass but have glazing bars and metal
grilles of 1872 or c.1900; recessed entrance at east end of
Duncan Street front has presumably original woodwork and
decorative glass; westernmost bay in Duncan Street has
relief-moulded and coloured tilework of c.1900; corner
entrance converted to a window. Only the Islington High Street
facade has windows to the upper floors: all flat-arched with
eared and shouldered architraves of moulded stucco, except
that the three middle windows on the first floor are each
flanked by a pair of engaged Corinthian columns supporting
entablature and central pediment.The southern edge of the
building marked by vermiculated quoins; at the northern edge,
a curved public house signboard to two storeys. Stucco band
with pub inscription below modillion cornice, parapet. The
Duncan Street facade has a stucco panel with moulded frame to
upper storeys, and cornice details much simplified.
The interior has a late C19 bar back with embossed coving and
some decorative mirror-glass, but also some alterations; late
C19 bar counter, also altered. All partitions and other
fittings now lost.


Listing NGR: TQ3153683349

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

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