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The Kings Head Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tooting, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4339 / 51°26'2"N

Longitude: -0.1632 / 0°9'47"W

OS Eastings: 527777

OS Northings: 172147

OS Grid: TQ277721

Mapcode National: GBR D8.KJK

Mapcode Global: VHGRC.4722

Entry Name: The Kings Head Public House

Listing Date: 24 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207161

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW17

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Tooting

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Tooting St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 2772
16/9

UPPER TOOTING ROAD SW17
No 84 (The Kings Head public house)

24.7.81

II
1896 by W M Brunton, a prolific designer of public houses. Perhaps his masterpiece 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 three windows three-storeys, steep hipped roof rising to a dome. Large decorated lucarne over second floor windows, bears inscription "The Kings Head". First floor three 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 two-storeys plus mansard with pointed dormer behind balustrade. 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

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