North Star

Greater London East - Leytonstone

A historic pub interior of some regional importance

Listed Status: Not listed

24 Browning Road
E11 3AR

Tel: 07747 010013



Real Ale: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Public Transport: Near Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

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In old Leytonstone village and formed of two Victorian cottages, the current layout dates from a Charrington’s refurbishment in the 1950s and little has changed since then. The right hand side door has a good ‘Saloon Bar’ etched panel and leads to a long narrow bare-wood floor bar which would have been two small rooms in pre-war times. There is a 1950s bar counter, a bar back fitting featuring some old mirrors and woodwork, a Victorian tiled and cast iron fireplace at the rear and tongue 'n groove ceiling in the front section. The left hand entrance has double doors, one with a ‘Public Entrance’ etched panel, and the floor has seen the lino removed recently to expose a wooden floor. The bar counter is similar to the saloon bar one but looks more like two hatches and there is a good tongue 'n groove panelled dado. A small arch was cut between the two bars in the late 1990s and the fireplace has been lost.

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