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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE OLD QUEEN'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1195587

Location

THE OLD QUEEN'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE, 44, ESSEX ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityIslingtonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 368879

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Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3183NE ESSEX ROAD 635-1/59/379 (East side) 20/09/54 No.44 The Old Queen's Head Public House

II

Public house. c.1830, c.1900, and incorporating early C17 interior features from the former building. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond, stucco, roof obscured by parapet. Three storeys, three-window range to Essex Road and three to Queen's Head Street with one window on the curved corner. Ground-floor pub front of c.1900 with five bays to each side: pilasters, segmental-arched windows, engraved glass and original doors, except that the corner entrance is now a window and the first two bays in Queen's Head Street are bricked up. Upper windows flat-arched with pediments on consoles to first floor in Essex Road and cornice on console to corner; first bay of windows in Queen's Head Street blank. Moulded stucco sill band with palmette ornament on Essex Road front; 6/6 sashes to Essex Road and corner; stucco cornice and stepped parapet. INTERIOR. A ceiling of early C17 modelled plasterwork with bands of scrolling floral ornament forming panels to enclose emblems, some in cartouches survives above bar area of the public bar. In the north-west corner the wall is panelled to either side of an early C17 chimneypiece of stone and wood. The surround to the hearth is of stone, with term figures to either side supporting an entablature with narrative, perhaps mythological, scenes carved in two panels under a frieze of strapwork. Above, the chimneypiece continues in wood with three term figures, decorative panels between, decorative frieze and bracketed cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3185183742

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National Grid Reference: TQ 31851 83742

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