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Description: The King and Queen Public House
Date Listed: 1 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 209739
OS Grid Reference: TQ2923981791
OS Grid Coordinates: 529239, 181791
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5203, -0.1386
TQ 2981 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER FOLEY STREET, W1
Nos 1 and 2
(The King and Queen
Corner public house. c.1890-1900. Red brick with brown stone dressings, slate roof.
Lively rather Frenchified Gothic design. 4 storeys and basement. Foley Street facade
4 windows wide finished off with triple group of gabled half dormers. Corbelled
conical roofed tourelle to corner and irregular return to Cleveland Street
approximately 3 windows wide. Ground floor has painted stone pub front, splayed,
arched, corner entrance and boldly moulded semicircular arched bar windows to both
fronts with secondary doors flanked by engaged foliate capped shafts, the fascias
with portal-like square columned stops. Upper floors have pointed arched and shafted
sash windows with stone imposts and keys, corbelled sills. The tourelle on arcaded
and carved base, has 3 shafted lights per floor finished off with copper roof and
weathervane. Stone sill courses and impost courses. Name panel to Cleveland Street
under shouldered chimney stack. Small single storeyed double gabled wing to Foley
Street. Prominent corner site.
Listing NGR: TQ2923981791
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Source: English Heritage
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