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CONSTITUTION HILL 1. 5104 City Centre B19 Nos 27 and 29 (Hen and Chickens Public House) SP 0687 NE 25/7 II GV 2. Circa 1880 large corner public house with Italianate detailing relating to No 25. Tall 3 storeys yellow brick with ceramic, red brick and stone and terracotta dressings. Splayed...
Love the old maps from whatever era, especially as I live just up the road on Great Hampton St. As ever a good sprinkling of pubs, however if I’ve got it right the current Hen and Chickens at Constitution Hill/Henrietta St Junction isn’t marked as a pub. Any explanation? Cheers.
New toy! Point and shoot camera to help with compiling walking tour material. Lots to learn but plenty of time to do it! Jewellery Quarter Circus Tour coming when all this is over. Might even get a ringmasters costume for effect!
As I now live in the Quartz apartment block where the Empire building was I'd be interested in any history for this site. What was the pub opposite the Church. What was the Empire building. I believe there was also a bank on the corner of Hall St and Great Hampton St. Cheers.