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Black Lion Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilburn, London

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Latitude: 51.5438 / 51°32'37"N

Longitude: -0.1999 / 0°11'59"W

OS Eastings: 524928

OS Northings: 184302

OS Grid: TQ249843

Mapcode National: GBR C6.G8Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.HG6C

Entry Name: Black Lion Public House

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478622

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Kilburn

Built-Up Area: Brent

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James West Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/57/989 (East side)
14/05/74 No.274
Black Lion Public House


Public house. c1898. By RA Lewcock; interior carved panels by
FT Callcott. Red brick with stone dressings. Pink & grey
granite public house frontage. Slated roof. Flemish Gothic
style. Rectangular plan on corner site.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and single storey extension to right. 4
windows, bowed window angle and 4 window left hand return.
Arcaded ground floor with pilasters and panelled, part-glazed
double doors to main road and at angle. Etched glass to
windows and doors. Upper floors with brick pilasters rising to
support an entablature with projecting cornice surmounted by
an arcaded balustrade with cartouches and finials to the dies.
Irregular transom and mullion fenestration with a bowed bay
and canted bay to 1st floor; most with scrolled pediments.
Left return with 2-light casements having glazing bars to
upper light; 1st floor with scrolled pediments. Bowed windows
to 1st and 2nd floor angle terminating in a lantern with ogee
cupola and weathervane finial. Extension with wide 4-centred
arch window and arcaded balustrade with modified scroll
pediment having lion mask and plaque inscribed "The Black Lion
rebuilt 1898".
INTERIOR: has original U-shaped bar serving 2 rooms divided by
glass and wood screen; mirrored fixtures and fittings and
fireplaces with mirrored overmantels. 2 main bars with deep,
gilded Adam style plaster frieze, plasterwork ceiling with
medallions and several gilded bas relief plaques on the walls
by Callcott. Extension room lit by 3 lanterns each with deep
Adam style frieze at base and similar wall frieze to bars.

Listing NGR: TQ2492884302

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