Anchor

34 Park Street
Bankside
SE1 9EF

This pub is a listed building, and the description is a follows: "Mid and late C18, with later alterations and extensions. Red/brown brick with timber oriels and panelling. On corner with Park Street. Part has tiled roof with dormers, earlier section has roof obscured behind parapet. 2 storeys and attic, irregular fenestration. Rounded double doors to entrance set into corner angle. (Main) Bankside elevation has 2 subsidiary entrances, gauged-brick arches to tripartite sash windows with glazing bars on ground floor, tripartite window to earlier section (just to right of main entrance) set into timber-panelled casing with shutters. Above, a timber oriel in form of canted bay with panelled base and 3 sash windows with glazing bars. Later sections to right have 1st-floor windows in similar style. Park Street elevation has gauged, segmental brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars, one to left of door tripartite with timber cornice and pilasters suggesting a shop front. INTERIOR: older section has some original internal features. Room on ground-floor with original early C18 kitchen fireplace and some contemporary wainscoting. Staircase also early C18. On 1st floor, a complete mid-late C18 pine-panelled room with wide, segmental-arched alcove (now called the "Shakespeare Room"). Much of internal timberwork in rest of building is imitation. Large recent extension to rear not of special interest."

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The Anchor features on the Evening Tour of Former Courage Pubs in Southwark, Borough and Bermondsey .