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Simpson's Tavern

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornhill, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.513 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.0859 / 0°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 532917

OS Northings: 181080

OS Grid: TQ329810

Mapcode National: GBR SC.VS

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.G7FG

Entry Name: Simpson's Tavern

Listing Date: 2 November 1970

Last Amended: 10 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199359

Location: City of London, London, EC3V

County: London

District: City and County of the City of London

Electoral Ward/Division: Cornhill

Built-Up Area: City of London

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London

Church of England Parish: St Michael Cornhill

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

CASTLE COURT EC3
1.
5002
(North Side)
Simpson's Tavern
No 4
[Formerly listed as No 2
(Simpson's Tavern)
and No 4]
TQ 3281 SE 10/307
2.11.70.

II GV

2.
Includes No 38 1/2 Cornhill. Early C18 or possibly late C17 pair of houses. 4 storeys each 3 windows. Red brick with band below top storey and parapet to roof. Pilastered shop front with cornice and pediments, probably later C19. Passage beneath No 5 to Ball Court. Rear elevation of painted brick with segmental arches and altered roof. Simpson's Tavern has 2 storeyed wing along west side of court with short return over passage at far end. Plain, painted brick. Shop front similar to Castle Court but incorporating shallow bow windows etc and probably in part of late C18/early C19 date. Some later C19 decorated glass and gas lamp on cast iron bracket. Interesting as an example of a city tavern.


Listing NGR: TQ3291581083

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