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The White Bear Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5212 / 51°31'16"N

Longitude: -0.1018 / 0°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 531792

OS Northings: 181961

OS Grid: TQ317819

Mapcode National: GBR P8.9V

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.6115

Entry Name: The White Bear Public House

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369281

Location: Islington, London, EC1M

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 Sepulchre Holborn

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET
635-1/77/785 (West side)
No.57
The White Bear public house

II

Public house. Dated 1899 in gable. Red brick and stone, five
storeys over basement, four-window range. Ground-floor
frontage of stone now painted: two broad basket-arched
openings with free-standing column to centre and pilasters to
sides; column and pilasters with elaborate foliage cpaitals
supporting scrolled consoles, the outer ones with entablature
and pediments flanking the fascia and dentil cornice; wooden
pub front set back with shallow central bow window having
panelled dado and original glazing bars, original double doors
to either side; elaborate decorative wrought iron grilles fill
the top of the arched openings with 'WHITE BEAR' lettered in
them; side walls covered with embossed and glazed tiles, of
which some are missing on right-hand wall. Upper windows
segmental-arched with decorative keystones and springers,
panels of cut and moulded brick between the windows to first,
second and third floors, decorative brick aprons throughout
and pilasters flanking the whole elevation, panelled at
fourth-floor level; shaped coped gable with tympanum of cut
and moulded brick with the date 1899; spike finial.
INTERIOR: has original bar front, some partitioning with
engraved and faceted glass, structural Coninthian column and a
stretch of embossed and glassed tilework, now painted.


Listing NGR: TQ3178981962

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

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