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The Kentish Drovers Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4809 / 51°28'51"N

Longitude: -0.0608 / 0°3'38"W

OS Eastings: 534756

OS Northings: 177554

OS Grid: TQ347775

Mapcode National: GBR ZR.G9

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.W1QK

Plus Code: 9C3XFWJQ+9M

Entry Name: The Kentish Drovers Public House

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385740

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471150

Location: Old Kent Road, Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Livesey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Camberwell Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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636-1/38/548 (South side)
27/09/72 No.720
The Kentish Drovers Public House


Public house. c1840. Painted brick with polished stone and
timber ground floor (altered). Rounded corner (above ground
floor) with return along Commercial Way.
EXTERIOR: Old Kent Road elevation 3 storeys, 3 bays, with
slightly projecting side sections with low, pediment-like
gables over deep eaves soffit. Projecting ground floor
continues around corner and along return, with modified Ionic
pilasters supporting fascia board and dentil cornice, and
flanking windows. Sash windows with glazing bars on upper
floors, all with flat, gauged-brick arches except outer 2 on
1st floor of main elevation, which have segmental arches.
Entrances at canted corner, between paired pilasters, and at
far left. Huge, prominent signboard at 2nd-floor level on
corner and along return, depicting drovers in a landscape.
INTERIOR: has composite columns supporting 1st floor. Late C19
carved mahogany bar fittings and engraved glass.

Listing NGR: TQ3475677554

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