THE WHITE BEAR PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208737
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1994
Statutory Address:
THE WHITE BEAR PUBLIC HOUSE, 57, ST JOHN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WHITE BEAR PUBLIC HOUSE, 57, ST JOHN STREET

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Islington (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31792 81961

Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3181NE ST JOHN STREET 635-1/77/785 (West side) No.57 The White Bear public house

II

Public house. Dated 1899 in gable. Red brick and stone, five storeys over basement, four-window range. Ground-floor frontage of stone now painted: two broad basket-arched openings with free-standing column to centre and pilasters to sides; column and pilasters with elaborate foliage cpaitals supporting scrolled consoles, the outer ones with entablature and pediments flanking the fascia and dentil cornice; wooden pub front set back with shallow central bow window having panelled dado and original glazing bars, original double doors to either side; elaborate decorative wrought iron grilles fill the top of the arched openings with 'WHITE BEAR' lettered in them; side walls covered with embossed and glazed tiles, of which some are missing on right-hand wall. Upper windows segmental-arched with decorative keystones and springers, panels of cut and moulded brick between the windows to first, second and third floors, decorative brick aprons throughout and pilasters flanking the whole elevation, panelled at fourth-floor level; shaped coped gable with tympanum of cut and moulded brick with the date 1899; spike finial. INTERIOR: has original bar front, some partitioning with engraved and faceted glass, structural Coninthian column and a stretch of embossed and glassed tilework, now painted.

Listing NGR: TQ3178981962

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
369281
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: 17 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02733/28
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