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The Assembly House Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kentish Town, London

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Latitude: 51.551 / 51°33'3"N

Longitude: -0.1403 / 0°8'25"W

OS Eastings: 529038

OS Northings: 185205

OS Grid: TQ290852

Mapcode National: GBR DV.Z67

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.J86V

Entry Name: The Assembly House Public House

Listing Date: 7 November 1985

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478608

Location: Camden, London, NW5

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Kentish Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Benet Kentish Town

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/43/971 (East side)
07/11/85 Nos.292 AND 294
The Assembly House Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
Assembly House Public House)


Public house. 1898. By Thorpe and Furniss; wrought-iron work
by Jones & Willis; glass by W James of Kentish Town; interior
plasterwork by the Plastic Decoration Company; joinery by WA
Antill & Co. Red brick and stucco. Slate roofs with dormers.
STYLE: French Chateau style.
PLAN: situated on a canted corner site with projecting ground
floor frontage.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attics and cellars. Ground floor with
pink and black polished granite pilasters supporting fascia
and cornice with elaborate wrought-iron balustrade and
segmental-arched stuccoed gables over entrances, that facing
into Leighton Road with an aedicule containing a figure. 5
entrances (1 now blocked) with half glazed panelled doors and
overlights. Entrances to extreme left and right with lobbies
having French embossed and brilliant cut mirrors to walls,
elaborate wrought-iron screen incorporating the letters "AH"
and mosaic floors. Main frontage windows with top strip of
small panes and all frontage windows with mostly original
French embossed and brilliant cut glass in lower panes. 1st
floor with 5-light bow window to Kentish Town Road, a canted
5-light bay, 2-light window, 4-light bay and single light, all
with transoms and mullions and pilaster architraves supporting
an entablature with enriched frieze. 2nd floor similar but
with entablature having modillion cornice with enriched
blocking course breaking forward over bays. Extreme right hand
bay replaced by enriched console. At eaves level the bowed
window culminates in a 5-light turret with enriched friezes
and conical roof with finial. On the corner, 4 dormers with
pilaster architraves supporting pediments terminating in shell
finials; into Leighton Road, above the 4-light canted bay, an
attic storey with two 2-light windows and pilasters supporting
similar entablature to that below. High, steep hipped roof
over this bay with cast-iron cresting, pedimented dormer and
large slab chimney to side.
INTERIOR: of high standard retains original mahogany fittings,
French embossed and brilliant cut glass and mirrors.

Elaborately moulded plaster ceiling in Jacobean style. Lantern
with raised clerestory in rear bar with stained glass
detailing. Front bar altered.

Listing NGR: TQ2903885205

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

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