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The Hope Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5198 / 51°31'11"N

Longitude: -0.1021 / 0°6'7"W

OS Eastings: 531773

OS Northings: 181803

OS Grid: TQ317818

Mapcode National: GBR P9.6C

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.52V8

Plus Code: 9C3XGV9X+W4

Entry Name: The Hope Public House

Listing Date: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 368843

Also known as: The Hope, Smithfield

ID on this website: 101293085

Location: Clerkenwell, Islington, London, EC1M

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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635-1/77/348 (West side)
The Hope public house


Public house, probably purpose built. Late C19. White brick
set in Flemish bond with dressings of stone and tiles, roof
obscured by parapet. Four storeys over basement, four-window
range. Ground floor perhaps of c.1900. Base of black polished
granite with pilasters to either side supporting consoles and
pedimented brackets with fascia and cornice between; fine
recessed pub frontage of wood and glass: flat-arched entrances
to either side with woodwork in the Queen Anne style,
semi-circular archivolts over with faceted glazing and
panelled doors; central bay window curved at the corners and
curved in section at the top with original faceted glass to
archivolt; the whole frontage spanned by a slim wooden arch
with glazed spandrels to the corners; panelled doors with
faceted and lettered glass to former Saloon Bar and Public
Bar; glazed and moulded tiles to external side walls. The
windows to the upper floors are flat-arched with stone lintels
recessed under a continous brick arcade which is round-arched
to the first floor and segmental-arched to the second and
third floors, the tympana on all floors and imposts on the
third decorated with incised ornament; second-floor windows
have small projecting balconies and large paterae to imposts,
those to the third floor have a sill band of encaustic tiles;
cornice missing; plain brick parapet.
INTERIOR: : late C19 bar front; a stretch of glazed and
moulded tiles to the dado on the south wall, with three panels
of decorative mirror glass above, carrying painted monogram TH
or HT.

Listing NGR: TQ3177381803

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