Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker

Status: Open
Address: 292-294 St John Street, EC1V 4PA (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Islington
Former name(s): Boadicea
Queen Boadicea
New Red Lion
Red Lion
Former address: [also listed as 292 St John Street]
68 St John Street Road (1899)
30 St John Street Road (1856)
24 St John Street Road (1843)
Historical parish: Clerkenwell
Dates open: [1809]-
rebuilt 1924
Owner: Star Pubs and Bars
Watney Combe Reid (former)
Website: Website
Notes: Renamed as the "Bull" in 2000, as the "Queen Boadicea" in 2006, and as the "Blacksmith and the Toffeemaker" in 2012.
Photo taken in July 2012
Sources: Open date: Archives
Rebuilding date: Tris C (e-mail)
Owner: WhatPub
London Drinker U228
PO 1839 (as "Red Lion")/1841 (as "Red Lion")/1856/1869/1882 (as "Red Lion")/1895/1915 (all as "New Red Lion" except where noted)
References: MS 11936/448/828597
MS 11936/510/1051452
MS 11936/518/1099204 (all as "Red Lion")
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