History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Griffin Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hackney, London

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488055

Location: Hackney, London, EC2A

County: London

District: Hackney

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

Find accommodation in
Spitalfields

Listing Text

735/0/10107

Shoreditch
LEONARD STREET
93, The Griffin Public House

23-AUG-01

II
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.

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.