Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 46 Percival Street, EC1V 0HS (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
Former name(s): Shakespeare's Cafe
Shakespeare's Head
Former address: [or 46 Perceval Street]
Dates open: [1816]-c2008
rebuilt post-WW2 demolished c2012
Owner: Charrington (former)
Hoare &
Co. (former)
Goodwyn &
Co. (former)
Notes: The original site was 45 metres to the west, at the corner of Smith Street (later Tompion Street, which no longer exists), prior to rebuilding.
Photo taken in August 2008
Sources: Open date/Owner: Archives
Close date: Pubs History
Demolished date/Owner: Tris C (e-mail)
London Drinker U231
OS 1874/1896/1913/1953 (as "Shakespeare's Head")/1961 (as "Shakespeare's Head")/1971
PO 1839/1841/1856/1869/1882 (all as "Shakspeare's Head")/1895 (as "Shakespeare's Head")/1915 (as "Shakespeare's Head")
References: MS 11936/466/917593 (as "Shakespeare")
MS 11936/469/917948 (as "Shakespeare")
MS 11936/478/960908 (as "Shakespear")
MS 11936/500/1039014 (as "Shakespeare")
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