The Winchester, Highgate

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The Winchester

The Winchester is a former public house at 206 Archway Road, Highgate, London N6 5BA.

In early 2016 locals campaigned to save the pub from a proposed residential redevelopment [1]. While the campaign was successful, and the old building frontage remains undeveloped, The Winchester ceased operations as a pub in 2016.

It was on the Campaign for Real Ale's National Inventory of Historic Pub Interiors.[2]

It was built in 1881 as the Winchester Tavern, and it later became the Winchester Hall Hotel. The name derives from Winchester Hall, a nearby late 17th-century mansion.[2]


  1. ^ "Campaigners save Highgate's historic Winchester pub from flats plan". ham & high. 22 February 2016.
  2. ^ a b Brandwood, Geoff (2013). Britain's best real heritage pubs. St. Albans: CAMRA. p. 89. ISBN 9781852493042.

Coordinates: 51°34′25″N 0°08′27″W / 51.57366°N 0.14096°W / 51.57366; -0.14096