THE KINGS HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1065499
Date first listed:
24-Jul-1981
Statutory Address:
THE KINGS HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE, 84, UPPER TOOTING ROAD SW17

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE KINGS HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE, 84, UPPER TOOTING ROAD SW17

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Wandsworth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 27777 72147

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
207161
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00924/11
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