Crown Tavern

Status: Open
Address: 43 Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0EG (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
Former name(s): Crown
Former address: 44 Clerkenwell Green (1915)
Dates open: [1720s]-
rebuilt 1788/c1898
Good Beer Guide: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 2001, 2014
Owner: Mitchells and Butlers [Castle]
Barclay Perkins (former)
Website: Website
Notes: According to an information board in the pub, it was originally established in 1641 and rebuilt in 1815. According to the Survey of London, the pub was originally in the entire building (now 43-44 Clerkenwell Green and 55 Clerkenwell Close), but has since been confined just to 43 Clerkenwell Green on the corner, and that 44 Clerkenwell Green was rebuilt in the 1820s or 1830s.
Photo taken in July 2013
Sources: Open date/Rebuilding: Survey of London
Owner: Tris C (e-mail)
PO 1839/1841 (as "Crown Tavern")/1856 (as "Crown Tavern")/1869/1882/1895/1915 (all as "Crown" except where noted)
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