Shakespeare

Status: Open
Address: 2 Goswell Road, EC1M 7AA (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
Former name(s): White Hart [same site]
Corner Pin
White Hart
Former address: 1 Goswell Street (1856)
Dates open: [1793]-c1940s, 1964-
rebuilt 1964
Good Beer Guide: 1998
Owner: Punch Taverns
Punch Taverns [Spirit Group] (former)
Firkin Pub Co (former)
Taylor Walker (former)
Notes: Renamed as the "Shakespeare" upon rebuilding in 1964. There used to be a "Shakespeare " further north on Goswell Rd (44 Goswell Rd, see separate entry), from which it takes its name.
Photo taken in April 2015
Sources: Open date: Archives
Close date/Rebuilding: Pubs History
PO 1839/1841/1856/1869 (as "Corner Pin")/1882 (as "Corner Pin")/1895/1915 (all as "White Hart" except where noted)
References: MS 11936/398/621616
MS 11936/480/946139
MS 11936/484/970868
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