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The Kings Head Public House, Wandsworth

Description: The Kings Head Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 207161

OS Grid Reference: TQ2777772147
OS Grid Coordinates: 527777, 172147
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4339, -0.1632

Location: Holmbury Court, Wandsworth, Greater London SW17 7PB

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW17 7PB

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Listing Text

No 84
(The Kings Head
public house)
TQ 2772 16/9 24.7.81
1896 by W M Brunton, a prolific designer of public houses. Perhaps his master-
piece and his least altered interior. Florid symmetrical composition; brashness
of detail typical of late 19th Century gin palace.
Red brick with stucco ornamentation. Slate roof.
Central portion 3 windows 3-storeys, steep hipped roof rising to a dome. Large
decorated lucarne over second floor windows, bears inscription "The Kings Head".
First floor 3 pairs of french windows open on to verandah with iron balustrade
and ogee roof.
Ground floor splayed bay with entrance to bar.
Flanking portion each side 2-storeys plus mansard with pointed dormer behind
Wings each side 1 1/2-storeys, one window, ramped parapet pierced by a bull's-eye
window on the left. Right wing a facade only; first floor window is blank with
inscription "Rebuilt 1896".
Interior rich with cut brilliant glass, patterned tiles and wrought iron.

Listing NGR: TQ2777772147

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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