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The Old Bull and Bush Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5675 / 51°34'3"N

Longitude: -0.1826 / 0°10'57"W

OS Eastings: 526061

OS Northings: 186972

OS Grid: TQ260869

Mapcode National: GBR CZ.SS0

Mapcode Global: VHGQK.SVBP

Entry Name: The Old Bull and Bush Public House

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477636

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampstead Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/8/1230 (East side)
14/05/74 The Old Bull and Bush Public House


Public house. Reputedly built as a farm c1645, licenced 1721,
rebuilt with modern extensions 1923-24 in similar style to the
old: this included the rebuilding of the ground-floor bay
windows and Venetian window originally on the ground floor.
Additions 1970s by Roderick Gradidge. Brown brick with hipped
slated roof having brick modillion eaves cornice and tall slab
stacks with blind arches.
2 storeys and cellars. Slightly projecting centre of 3
windows, 2 windows to each flanking extension. Round-arched
entrances in outer bays with wooden doorframes, shaped
brackets supporting hoods, fanlights and part-glazed doors;
keyed oculus to each penultimate bay. Ground floor centre with
2 canted bay windows. Upper floor with gauged red brick flat
arches to slightly recessed sashes with exposed boxing; centre
window round-arched with radial pattern to head. Facade centre
with parapet rising above eaves, segmental-arched in centre
with statues of sphinx at either end.
INTERIOR: retains old features, and good inter-war fittings.
Frequented by the painters Hogarth, Gainsborough, Reynolds and
playwright, Garrick.

Listing NGR: TQ2606186972

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

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