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Princess Louise Public House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Camden, London

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Latitude: 51.5173 / 51°31'2"N

Longitude: -0.1216 / 0°7'17"W

OS Eastings: 530433

OS Northings: 181492

OS Grid: TQ304814

Mapcode National: GBR JB.V8

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.V435

Entry Name: Princess Louise Public House

Listing Date: 15 January 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478245

Location: Camden, London, WC1V

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Covent Garden

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/105/833 (South side)
15/01/73 Nos.208 AND 209
Princess Louise Public House


Public house. Mid C19. Interior 1891 by William B Simpson and
Sons who contracted out the work. Yellow brick with stone and
terracotta dressings.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys 4 windows. Double-fronted public house
ground floor facade of red granite columns and pilasters (with
masks on the capitals), carrying entablature flanked by
modified consoles. Central bow window with arched and lozenge
lights flanked by wide entrances. Recessed sash windows with
moulded stone heads, enriched impost bands, bracketed sills
with cast-iron window guards to 2nd and 3rd floors.
Entablature with dentil cornice and rosettes in frieze.
INTERIOR: good interior with decorative, polychrome tile work,
gold embossed glass by R Morris & Son, stained glass and
original mahogany bar fittings by WH Lascelles and Co. In
centre of bar, 4 cast-iron Corinthian columns carrying
patterned ceiling with moulded cornice and polychrome tile
frieze decorated with urns and swags. Staircase with elaborate
wrought-iron balustrade between ground and 1st floor. 1st
floor bar with good fittings and Art Nouveau dado. Interesting
contemporary gents WC in basement with marble urinals and
retaining some tiled walls and fittings. Included II* as a
rich example of a Victorian public house interior.

Listing NGR: TQ3043681486

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