Clock House

82 Leather Lane,

Although this is not one of London’s Real Heritage Pubs, it is a grade II listed building and the listing description is as follows: “Public house. Mid C19. Stucco with green glazed tile ground floor now painted over. 3 storeys. 2 windows, splayed corner and 3 window return (some blind) to Hatton Wall. Segmental arched ground floor openings with busts in roundels in the spandrels. Entrance in the splayed corner. Entablature at 1st floor level. 1st floor windows square-headed, architraved ashes with console bracketed cornices. Above entrance, free standing royal coat of arms with supporters. 2nd floor, architraved sashes with clock above coat of arms. Cornice and blocking course. INTERIOR: single bar, retaining large C19 bar back with moulded cornice and later mirrors. Bar counter early C20. C19 ceiling ribs and decorated ventilation grills with late C20 inset mirrors. Early C20 dado panelling and window surrounds form a piece, rear fireplace with eared surround.”

Note also the unusual mirrored ceiling numbered like a clock dial.

The Clock House featured on the Cloth, Meat, Diamonds and Leather: Evening Crawl of Smithfield and Clerkenwell in April 2011.

Re-named the Craft Beer Co.