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Latitude: 51.5248 / 51°31'29"N
Longitude: -0.082 / 0°4'55"W
OS Eastings: 533154
OS Northings: 182403
OS Grid: TQ331824
Mapcode National: GBR T7.QK
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.JXHY
Entry Name: The Griffin Public House
Listing Date: 23 August 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1389397
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488055
Location: Hackney, London, EC2A
Electoral Ward/Division: Hoxton East & Shoreditch
Built-Up Area: Hackney
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Leonard with S Michael, Shoreditch
Church of England Diocese: London
93, The Griffin Public House
The Griffin Public House c.1889, designer unknown. Red brick with extensive stucco dressings and encaustic tile decoration, glazed ground floor front, ornamental cast iron window boxes to second floor windows. Three storeys, three bay front to Leonard Street, five bay return to Ravey Street with lower northern continuation of two storeys with attic, four bays wide. Continuous fascia to both sides. Ground floor with glazed terracotta facing, bearing the name of the Meux brewery's products.
Interior: features include behind-bar mirrored screen with Corinthian columns; boarded ceiling carried on slender cast iron columns; room to rear lined with inscribed mirrors proclaiming the virtues of the drink on offer. Open stairs to rear lead up to former function room on first floor. A characterful pub from the High Victorian period with a good facade and internal survivals of note.
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