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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 DOG AND DUCK PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1264051

Location

THE DOG AND DUCK PUBLIC HOUSE, 18, BATEMAN STREET W1

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCity of WestminsterLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 428855

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History

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Details

CITY OF WESTMINSTER BATEMAN STREET, W1 TQ 2981 SE 58/89 No 18 (The Dog and Duck Public House) II Includes The Dog and Duck Public House, Frith Street. Public house. 1897, by Francis Chambers for Cannon Brewery. Cream glazed brick with white limestone dressings and bands to window heads and sills; hipped plain tile roof. 4 storeys and attic. One-bay elevation to Frith Street and 3-bay elevation to Bateman Street. Bracketed egg and dart cornice over ground-floor marble fronts: fascia with inscribed lettering above segmental-arched "clerestory" windows with decorative cut glass and segmental-arched windows and half-glazed panelled doors with original fittings. Two-storey canted bay windows with 3-light stone-mullioned and transomed windows, one to Frith Street and two to Bateman Street, are sunk into wall plane; left-hand bay of Bateman Street elevation has 3-light moulded stone-mullioned windows with leaded-lights; third floor has segmental-arched 2-light transomed windows, and dentilled cornice over plaque of dog and duck. Stepped cornice; gable dormers with bargeboards. Interior: an exceptional survival of a small late Victorian pub interior with tilework, mirrors and high-quality joinery. Long and narrow space with front and back bars divided by staircase to upper floors. Lavish tilework to walls; Roman-style mosaic floor depicting dog alarming duck to entry. Front bar has original bar set opposite fine group of mirrors, including narrow mirror depicting dog alarming duck to right of two principal mirrors advertising Virginia cigarettes and Brighton seltzer water signed "S Trenner and Son". Back bar has large overmantle mirror above marble fireplace, to right of door with cut glass decoration set in panelled screen and leading to casement.

Listing NGR: TQ2971781106

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National Grid Reference: TQ 29717 81106

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