THE HARE AND HOUNDS PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1217149

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1995

Statutory Address: THE HARE AND HOUNDS PUBLIC HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE HARE AND HOUNDS PUBLIC HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 07366 81854

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SP 08 SE BIRMINGHAM HIGH STREET Kings Heath

12/10070 The Hare and Hounds Public House

II

Public House. Dated 1907 in gable, with minor C20 alterations. By Samuel Owen of Owen & Ward. Red brick with red terracotta dressings, tiled roof, polished granite plinth. Rectilinear plan on corner site. 3 storeys, 5 windows, central rendered gable with timber-framing with the words 'Hare and Hounds' and the date 1907. Windows are generally casements with multi-paned upper lights. Polygonal corner bay rises the full height of the building with mullioned and transomed windows in each of 3 storeys, rising through the eaves to terminate with an octagonal turret with clock faces capped by a lead dome. High Street elevation has entrances to former outdoor department and to bar. York Street elevation has 3 storey range with entrance with red terracotta pediment and overlights, now blocked and a two bay 2 storey range with bay windows. An attached range to the left is gabled with mock timber-framing in gable and box oriel at first floor level. Arched openings below altered. INTERIOR: some alteration with loss of partitioning, but otherwise retains an elaborate ensemble with mahogany bar counter, elaborate mirrored bar-back, walls with full-height glazed tiling and fixed upholstered seating. York Street entrance leads to hall with full-height glazed tiling with Art-Nouveau designs, and a curved mahogany screen with coloured leaded glass. Tiling continues up stairwell and along corridor to a function room which has a barrel vault ceiling with embossed plaster ribs, plaster frieze, pilasters and garlands. Listed as a well-detailed and substantially intact example of an early C20 urban public house with an elaborate, well preserved interior with contemporary furnishings, fixtures and decorative elements.





Listing NGR: SP0736681854

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Legacy System: LBS

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