Famous Cock

Status: Open
Address: 259 Upper Street, N1 1RU (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Islington
Former name(s): Hedgehog and Hogshead
Old Cock Tavern
Cock Tavern
Old Cock and Railway Tavern
Former address: 265 Upper Street (1869)
21 Wells Row, Islington High Street [or High Street] (1856)
Historical parish: Islington
Dates open: [1839]-
Owner: Stonegate Pub Company
Bramwell Pub Company [Smith and Jones] (former)
Barracuda Group [Smith and Jones] (former)
Watney Combe Reid (former)
Website: Website
Notes: The "Buffalo Bar" (see separate entry) was located in the basement.
Photo taken in April 2008
Sources: Owner: London Drinker U234
London Drinker WP26
PO 1839/1841/1856 (all as "Cock")/1869 (as "Old Cock & Railway Tavern")/1882/1895/1915 (all as "Cock Tavern")
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