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Public Houses

09 August 2010

1887 – The ‘Horns’ Tavern & Assembly Rooms, Kennington, London

Architect: Crickmay & Son In the early C20th the Horns Tavern had become a major social centre with a large assembly rooms to the rear and further back along Kennington road at least...

29 June 2010

1885 – O’Neill’s, Pearse Street, Dublin

Fine corner Victorian public house facade with four bays to Pearse Street, and six bays to Shaw Street. The shop facade is elaborate timber design with decorative tiles and mosaics, and a glazed...

28 June 2010

1886 – The Marquis of Granby, Shaftesbury Avenue, London

Architect: Wylson & Long Front Perspective View & ground plans as published in The Building News, September 10th 1886. Still a busy public house, and designed by leading theatre architects Wylson & Long,...

11 June 2010

1905 – Ryan’s, Parkgate Street, Dublin

Still one of the finest Victorian bars in Dublin, Ryan’s listed interior has been shamefully abused over the last few years. The wonderful horseshoe central bar has been cropped for more floor space....

13 April 2010

1867 – Nealons, Capel Street, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Fine Victorian exterior built by Charles Geoghegan as a public house in the late 19th century. The polychromatic brickwork is delightfully frivolous over the sturdy streetlevel facade.

08 April 2010

1917 – The Oval, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell A well known Dublin bar, the Oval has been refurbished inside, but the exterior remains intact. An unusual façade at street level is topped by a two storey bay window....

08 April 2010

1824 – The Flowing Tide, Abbey Street, Dublin

A fine pub building on an important corner site, The Flowing Tide has a great cut stone façade at street level. As can be seen in the photograph, originally like many Dublin pubs...

23 February 2010

1877 – “Bird in Hand” Inn, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Architect: F.N. Pettingell Published in The Building News, March 30th 1877.

23 February 2010

1877 – The Bull Tavern, Devonshire Row, London

Architect: W.S.R. Payne View with elevations & details published in The Building News, June 22nd 1877.