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Star and Garter Public House and Two Adjacent Shops

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley, Bromley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4068 / 51°24'24"N

Longitude: 0.0126 / 0°0'45"E

OS Eastings: 540081

OS Northings: 169448

OS Grid: TQ400694

Mapcode National: GBR M1.1W2

Mapcode Global: VHHNX.5WJY

Plus Code: 9F32C247+P3

Entry Name: Star and Garter Public House and Two Adjacent Shops

Listing Date: 13 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488176

Location: Bromley, London, BR1

County: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley Town

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bromley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Description


785/0/10088 HIGH STREET
13-NOV-01 223, 225 AND 227
Star and Garter Public House and two a
djacent shops

II

Built as a hotel, now public house and two shops. Designed in 1898, architects Berner and Son, in Vernacular Revival style. Built of brick but applied eclectic timberframing with patterns of ogees and circles and pebbledashed infill to front. Tiled roof with three tapering brick chimneystacks. Three storeys; six windows. Mainly mullioned and transomed casements with leaded lights to the upper parts.
No 227 has two gables to the second floor with a relief Star and Garter motif and St George and the Dragon. Two six-light oriels but left side oriel merges into an attached octagonal turret with pendant and octagonal wooden cupola with round-headed leaded light windows, console brackets and ogee-shaped dome with metal finial. Cast iron brackets support elaborate inn sign. First floor has three French windows with round-headed tops with keystones based on Sparrowe's House at Ipswich and ends have narrow round-headed leaded light casements. Wooden balustrading with ball finials supported on stone brackets. Ground floor has pub front with three arched entrances with granite keystones, four granite pilasters and granite plinth. Central arch has three round-headed wooden doors with leaded lights above. End arches have recessed half-glazed doors with etched glass and deep firelded panels below. End walls have panels filled with etched glass and mosaic floors with name of the hotel. The interior retains original lincrusta ceiling, an internal wooden partition, Two partly fluted and partly plain cast iron columns, an elaborately carved island bar and a cast iron fireplace.

Nos 223 and 225 has three conjoined gables on the second floor, the central one smaller. Mullioned and transomed casements to second floor, centre two-light, end ones four-light, first floor has Venetian type windows of the Sparrowes House variety. The ground floor retains end granite pilasters from the original shopfront and the original fascis may remain behind the early C20 wooden one. No 223 has an early C20 shopfront with two partly fluted and partly plain columns and 225 has a small late C20 aluminium shopfront. Right side elevation is of brick with stone coping and elaborate brick kneeler.

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