Britannia Tavern

Status: Closed and demolished
Address: 117 Hoxton Street, N1 (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Hackney
Former name(s): Pimlico Tavern [same site]
Former address: 188 Hoxton Old Town (1861)
[also listed as 188 Hoxton High Street, Hoxton Old Town (or 188 High Street) (1856)]
Historical parish: Shoreditch
Dates open: [1609]-c1923
rebuilt 1858 demolished 1941
Owner: Barclay Perkins (former)
Notes: Attached to the "Britannia Theatre". Later a cinema, and wrecked in 1940 by bombing.
Sources: Open date: Macbeth pub website
Close date: Arthur Lloyd website
Demolished date: Tris C (e-mail)
Census 1871 [W Croxford]
PO 1839 (as "Britannia")/1841 (as "Britannia")/1856/1869/1882/1895/1915 (all as "Britannia Tavern" except where noted)
References: MS21/3/83 (as "Royal Britannia")
MS 11936/365/564358 (as "Britannia")
MS 11936/370/573194 (as "Britannia")
MS 11936/568/1323438 (as "Britannia")
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