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The Crown and Seven Stars Public House, Tower Hamlets

Description: The Crown and Seven Stars Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 206392

OS Grid Reference: TQ3402080821
OS Grid Coordinates: 534020, 180821
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5104, -0.0701

Location: Blue Anchor Yard, Poplar, Greater London E1 8LG

Locality: Tower Hamlets
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E1 8LG

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
The Crown and Seven Stars
Public House
TQ 3480 22/924

Early-mid C19 stucco building of four storeys, two windows. The top storey may be an
addition. Giant Ionic pilasters rest on ground floor cornice and support modified
entablature with inscription: WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Above this shorter pilasters with
floral capitals support a parapet band with inscription WAREHOUSE. At third floor
centre in high relief a crown on a plinth with seven stars around. Sash windows, those
on second and third floors in moulded architraves, on first floor in round-arched recess
with impost string. At first floor centre an ornamental cast iron gas lamp bracket.
Later C19 public house front with canted angles; and ornamental cast iron columns
supporting first floor angles. Shorter similar columns, with doubled brackets above,
support fascia and define bays. Original double doors but renewed glazing. Fancy cast
iron rail above fascia cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ3402080821

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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