Black Cap

Status: Closed
Address: 171 Camden High Street, NW1 7JY (streetmap) (osm) (gmap) (bingmap) (streetview)
London borough: Camden
Former name(s): Mother Black Cap
Former address: [or 171 High Street]
91 High Street [or 91 Camden High Street] (1862)
23 Pleasant Row (1836)
Historical parish: St Pancras
Dates open: [1819]-2015
Owner: Faucet Inn Pub Co. (former)
Mitchells and Butlers (former)
Charrington (former)
Wenlock Brewery (former)
Notes: The "History of Camden" notes the presence of a pub called the "Mother Black Caps" on the site of the modern Camden Town underground station, so that may have been this pub prior to relocation.
Photo taken in June 2009
Sources: Open date: Archives
Close date: internet
Owner: Brewery History Society
Census 1851 [H Cross]/1861 [H Cross] (as "Black Cap Tavern")/1871 [W Roberts] (as "Black Cap")
OS 1873/1895/1953 (as "Black Cap")/1969 (as "Black Cap")
PO 1839 (as "Mother Black Cap")/1841/1856/1869/1882/1895/1899/1915/1921 (all as "Black Cap" except where noted)
Tris C (e-mail)
References: MS 11936/482/960372 (as "Mother Black Cap")
MS 11936/493/991757 (as "Mother Black Cap")
MS 11936/499/1023364 (as "Mother Black Cap")
MS 11936/516/1072213 (as "Mother Black Cap")
MS 11936/533/1136589 (as "Mother Black Cap")
MS 11936/551/1222588 (as "Black Cap")
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