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The Albert Public House, Westminster

Description: The Albert Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 207423

OS Grid Reference: TQ2951879290
OS Grid Coordinates: 529518, 179290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4977, -0.1355

Location: 63 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H 0 SW1H 0NP

Locality: Westminster
Local Authority: Westminster City Council
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW1H 0NP

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Listing Text

TQ 2979 SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VICTORIA STREET, SW1
100/15
31.10.73 The 'Albert' Public House
II
Corner public house. 1865-67. Yellow brick with red brick dressings and
stucco trim, slate roof. 4 storeys. 3 windows wide to Victoria Street,
5-window return with 2 storey 3-window extension. Original, canted public
house ground floor frontage with central panelled and glazed doors and
flanking windows framed by granite pilasters carrying fascia, cornice and
balustrade with ball finials, returned, with coupled pilasters and small
pediments above them over the cornice, across the full extent of the
ground floor; all the bar windows and glazed doors have excellent cut,
engraved and frosted glass. The upper floors have grouped recessed
glazing bar sashes linked by ornate iron balconettes on 2nd and 3rd
floors; similar fenestration to return. Moulded stucco string over 1st
floor; prominent stucco main entablature with very deep cornice and lions'
head modillions; one stucco moulded parapet upstand to centre of both
fronts with "THE ALBERT" incised on them. Interior retains some c.1900
bar fittings. The pub originally adjoined the former Artillery Brewery.


Listing NGR: TQ2951779298

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Source: English Heritage

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