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Description: The Frigate Public House
Date Listed: 15 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 209890
OS Grid Reference: TQ3004880891
OS Grid Coordinates: 530048, 180891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5120, -0.1273
TQ 3080 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GREAT NEWPORT STREET,
No 1 (The Frigate Public
15.1.73 House) (formerly listed as
Cranbourne Public House)
Corner public house. c.1890. Red brick with painted stone bands and
dressings, slate roof. Lively Jacobethan "gin palace". 4 storeys and
dormered mansard. 2 windows wide, corner turret and 3 window return to
Upper St. Martin's Lane. Elaborate painted stone and polished granite
public house front to ground floor with corner splay entrance of double
panelled and glazed doors with fanlight and segmental arched bar windows
divided by enriched pilasters. Upper floors have sash windows in stone
frames, those on 1st floor semicircular arched with keystones and enriched
spandrels; 2nd floor with oriels, scrolled pediments and enriched aprons.
Pedimented stucco gabled attics and balustraded parapet over dentil
cornice. The corner turret is surmounted by a cupola and short spire with
weathervane. 1970s interior designed on naval theme.
Listing NGR: TQ3004880891
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Source: English Heritage
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