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Rose and Crown pub Rose and Crown pub

Memorial: Rose and Crown pub

Erection date: 1887


1787 - 1887

The painted plaster rose and crown are rather lovely but the numbers, especially the 7s, lack any elegance.

We think the pub was rebuilt in 1887 - Victoria's Golden Jubilee year so royalty was in vogue - and that at the time they had some evidence that the pub had existed in 1787.

Site: Rose and Crown pub (1 memorial)

SE1, Colombo Street, 47, Rose and Crown pub

The surrounding architecture is not doing this old-timer any favours. We like seeing pubs with their name integrated into the architecture: a lion, a red barrel or, as in this case, roses and a crown. These pubs are Victorian - people then had confidence in the future and had never heard of slugs and lettuces.

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Rose and Crown pub

The photo shows the pub in 1977, with the Rectory next door, both remarkably ...

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