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The Dog and Duck Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.514 / 51°30'50"N

Longitude: -0.132 / 0°7'55"W

OS Eastings: 529717

OS Northings: 181106

OS Grid: TQ297811

Mapcode National: GBR GC.JF

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.N6KQ

Plus Code: 9C3XGV79+H5

Entry Name: The Dog and Duck Public House

Listing Date: 24 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428855

Location: West End, Westminster, London, W1D

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: West End

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Soho

Church of England Diocese: London

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TQ 2981 SE
58/89 No 18 (The Dog and Duck
Public House)
Includes The Dog and Duck Public House, Frith Street. Public house. 1897, by
Francis Chambers for Cannon Brewery. Cream glazed brick with white limestone
dressings and bands to window heads and sills; hipped plain tile roof. 4
storeys and attic. One-bay elevation to Frith Street and 3-bay elevation to
Bateman Street. Bracketed egg and dart cornice over ground-floor marble
fronts: fascia with inscribed lettering above segmental-arched "clerestory"
windows with decorative cut glass and segmental-arched windows and half-glazed
panelled doors with original fittings. Two-storey canted bay windows with
3-light stone-mullioned and transomed windows, one to Frith Street and two to
Bateman Street, are sunk into wall plane; left-hand bay of Bateman Street
elevation has 3-light moulded stone-mullioned windows with leaded-lights;
third floor has segmental-arched 2-light transomed windows, and dentilled
cornice over plaque of dog and duck. Stepped cornice; gable dormers with
bargeboards. Interior: an exceptional survival of a small late Victorian pub
interior with tilework, mirrors and high-quality joinery. Long and narrow
space with front and back bars divided by staircase to upper floors. Lavish
tilework to walls; Roman-style mosaic floor depicting dog alarming duck to
entry. Front bar has original bar set opposite fine group of mirrors,
including narrow mirror depicting dog alarming duck to right of two principal
mirrors advertising Virginia cigarettes and Brighton seltzer water signed "S
Trenner and Son". Back bar has large overmantle mirror above marble
fireplace, to right of door with cut glass decoration set in panelled screen
and leading to casement.

Listing NGR: TQ2971781106

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