64, 66 (QUEEN'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE) AND 68 ACTON STREET AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1378577
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1971
Statutory Address:
64, 66 (QUEEN'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE) AND 68, ACTON STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
64, 66 (QUEEN'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE) AND 68, ACTON STREET

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30606 82735

Details

TQ3082NE 798-1/91/9 CAMDEN ACTON STREET (North side) Nos.64, 66 and 68, Queen's Head Public House (No.66) and attached railings 25/10/71 GV II Terrace of three houses, one now a public house. c1835-45, Nos. 64 and 68. No.66 (Queen's Head) probably c1764, refaced and altered mid-late C19, refurbished and restored 1989. Nos 64 and 68: Yellow stock brick and stucco ground floors with plain stucco first floor bands. Form a symmetrical composition flanking No.66. Three storeys and basements.Two windows each. Round-arched doorways with pilaster-jambs carrying dentil cornice-heads; fanlights (No.68 patterned) and panelled doors. Gauged brick flat arches to recessed sashes. Stucco parapets.

INTERIORS: not inspected.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached cast-iron railings with fleur-de-lys finials to areas.

No.66: Stucco. Three storeys, attic and cellars. Three windows. Mid-late C19 public house frontage, restored, of moulded pilasters with enriched capitals and consoles flanking entablature with dentil cornice. Central bowed window with engraved glass; double, panelled doors to either side, part glazed with engraved glass. Stucco Ionic pilasters at angles rise through first and second floors carrying a dentil cornice. First and second floor windows, two-pane recessed sashes. Attic storey with recessed panels alternating with two-light casement windows. Moulded coping.

INTERIOR: good interior with green tiled dado, tiled cornice frieze, mirrors along back bar and wall opposite counter. Stair with closed string and column newels. (Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, Parish of St Pancras IV: London: 1952: 98).

Listing NGR: TQ3060682735

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
476527
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Survey of London' in Survey of London - Kings Cross neighbourhood The Parish of St Pancras Part 4: Volume 24 , (1951), 98

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: 30 Jul 2004
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