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Latitude: 51.5284 / 51°31'42"N
Longitude: -0.1186 / 0°7'6"W
OS Eastings: 530606
OS Northings: 182735
OS Grid: TQ306827
Mapcode National: GBR K6.J8
Mapcode Global: VHGQS.WVN5
Entry Name: 64, 66 (Queen's Head Public House) and 68 Acton Street and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 25 October 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378577
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476527
Location: Camden, London, WC1X
Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross
Built-Up Area: Camden
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Holy Cross Cromer Street
Church of England Diocese: London
ACTON STREET (North side)
Nos.64, 66 and 68, Queen's Head Public House (No.66) and attached railings
Terrace of three houses, one now a public house. c1835-45, Nos. 64 and 68. No.66 (Queen's Head) probably c1764, refaced and altered mid-late C19, refurbished and restored 1989.
Nos 64 and 68: Yellow stock brick and stucco ground floors with plain stucco first floor bands. Form a symmetrical composition flanking No.66. Three storeys and basements.Two windows each. Round-arched doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying dentil cornice-heads; fanlights (No.68 patterned) and panelled doors. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes. Stucco parapets.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials to areas.
No.66: Stucco. Three storeys, attic and cellars. Three windows. Mid-late C19 public house frontage, restored, of moulded pilasters with enriched capitals and consoles flanking entablature with dentil cornice. Central bowed window with engraved glass; double, panelled doors to either side, part glazed with engraved glass. Stucco Ionic pilasters at angles rise through first and second floors carrying a dentil cornice. First and second floor windows, two-pane recessed sashes. Attic storey with recessed panels alternating with two-light casement windows. Moulded coping.
INTERIOR: good interior with green tiled dado, tiled cornice frieze, mirrors along back bar and wall opposite counter. Stair with closed string and column newels.
(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, Parish of St Pancras IV: London: 1952: 98).
Listing NGR: TQ3060682735
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