A historic pub interior of regional importance
Listed Status: Not listed44 Park Road
Nearby Station: Brunswick
Station Distance: 800m
Public Transport: Near Railway Station (Brunswick) and Bus Stop
View on: Whatpub
A well-preserved Edwardian pub. The entrance in Park Street has a small lobby with 'Globe Hotel' in the mosaic floor. The public bar is long public bar and has its old bar counter (bar-back replaced 2001). There is a lovely little snug which is surrounded by glazed doors and screenwork. A door with a 'News Room' decoratively etched panel leads into a small room with a hatch to the back of the servery with a stained glass panel above. The fixed seating all around the room is old, possibly original.
A well-preserved Edwardian pub with a red brick ground floor, rendered upper floors and three rooms. Long, public bar down the side street side with an old bar counter but the bar back was replaced in 2001. Public bar seating might be old and has a short 'modesty' screen near the ladies. The entrance in Park Street has a small lobby with 'Globe Hotel' in the mosaic floor. Door in the screen with a number of stained and leaded panels leads to a lovely little snug which is surrounded by glazed doors and screenwork. It has a small counter with a new top, panelling on the right hand side, a door has 'Private' etched panel.
A door with a 'News Room' etched panel leads into a small room with a hatch to the back of the servery with a stained glass panel above. The fixed seating all around the room is old, possibly original, another 'News Room' panel in the door from the public bar. A good wood surround fireplace with a bevelled mirror in the overmantel. The external glazing has geometrical patterns looks in the Art Deco mould but is probably still Edwardian (such glass is known in Birmingham from before the First World War).
Note Jim Larkin (1876-1947) plaque – trade unionist born in this street - he was a trade unionist and Irish Nationalist. Led the Irish T & GWU in the Dublin Dock and General Strike 1913.