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Falcon Hotel Public House, Wandsworth

Description: Falcon Hotel Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 December 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 207134

OS Grid Reference: TQ2734475471
OS Grid Coordinates: 527344, 175471
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4639, -0.1682

Location: A3036, Wandsworth, Greater London SW11 1RU

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW11 1RU

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Listing Text

No 2
(Falcon Hotel
public house)
TQ 2775 9/2 lO.12.74
Late 19th Century. Purpose built hotel at corner of St John's Hill and
Falcon Road. Continuous frontage to both roads. With a total of 9 varied bays
wide; 3 storeys plus garret. Red brick with stone enrichments. Ground floor
public house facade with stone and granite pilasters. Central entrance on curve
of the corner beneath semi-circular fanlight and prominent pediment. Subsidiary
entrances at each end. Elaborate stone architraves to first and second floor
windows. Iron window guards and stone pediments to second floor windows only.
Giant pilasters with stylised Corinthian capitals run between first and second
floors, supporting heavily bracketed cornice with a panelled brick parapet and
stone ball decoration. The 3 entrances are accentuated at roof level by brick
gables at each end decorated with stone copings and balls, and in the centre, by
a truncated pyramidal roof surrounded by an iron balcony and flagstaff. Prominent
chimneys. Internally rich with cut brilliant glass behind the bar display and in
partitions between the bars. Leaded lights to the draught lobby, original mirrors
and full-storey cast iron columns with stylised Corinthian capitals.

Listing NGR: TQ2734475471

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Source: English Heritage

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