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Description: The White Hart Hotel
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102445
OS Grid Reference: ST7863014071
OS Grid Coordinates: 378630, 114071
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9257, -2.3054
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ST 7814 STURMINSTER NEWTON
MARKET CROSS (WEST SIDE)
8/157 The White Hart Hotel
Inn, dated 1708 but may be earlier. Heavily colour-washed brick, stone quoins,
thatched roof hipped to the right. 2 storeys and attic, 6 window range. The
ground floor has 3 canted bays with glazing bars, probably of the C19. To the
left is a passage to the rear with a large lintel. The door has segmental
hood on shaped brackets. Above the passage the first floor has been partially
set into the roof by an eyebrow dormer. This part has a 5-light wooden casement
in a wooden frame. All other first floor windows are of 3 lights in wooden
frames with centrally opening iron casements with leaded-lights. In the roof
are 2 dormers having 2-light wooden casement windows with leaded-lights.
Internally, the building is much altered but deep chamfered ceiling beams are
visible. A date stone reads "RWM 1708". "RCHM, Dorset, Vol III", HMSO, 1970,
p 279, no 17.
Listing NGR: ST7862714075
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Source: English Heritage
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