Gun

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 54 Brushfield Street, E1 6AG (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
Former address: 31 Brushfield Street [different site] (pre-1926)
31 Union Street (1851)
30 Union Street East (1839)
Dates open: [1839]-2015
rebuilt 1926 demolished 2015
Good Beer Guide: 1988, 1989
Owner: Star Pubs and Bars (former)
Scottish and Newcastle Pub Company (former)
Truman Hanbury Buxton (former)
Notes: Originally sited 65m to the north-west prior to rebuilding, on the north side of Brushfield Street, at the east side of the intersection with Gun Street (which no longer exists, except to the south of Brushfield St). This site was demolished for the expansion of Spitalfields Market. The pub is to be demolished for the expansion of the neighbouring Fruit and Wool Exchange.
Photo taken in April 2008
Sources: Open date/Rebuilding: Pubs History
Close date: Spitalfields Life
Owner: London Drinker U232/WP7
London Drinker WP13
OS 1875/1896/1915/1952 (as "Gun")/1970 (as "Gun")
PO 1841/1882/1895/1915 (all as "Gun")
Tris C (e-mail)
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