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Description: The Royal Oak
Date Listed: 8 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 104608
OS Grid Reference: ST3760303271
OS Grid Coordinates: 337603, 103271
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8256, -2.8873
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ST 3703 THORNCOMBE FORE STREET,
7/100 The Royal Oak,
(formerly listed as
Royal Oak Inn)
House: attached to "Newhaven" C17. Rubble walls with freestone and rubble
gable-wall. Keyed stone heads to windows. C20 Roman-tile roof. Three brick
stacks at ridge, at left, mid-right and far-right. Door at centre into
cross-passage. Two storeys. Five window range with casements. Two stone
mullioned windows with lables in gable wall, one blocked. Wide plank door.
Interior: Hall: wide open fireplace with wooden lintel opposite cross-passage
wall. Chamfered ceiling beams, Parlour stone fireplace of depressed-arch
form, c.1600. Roll-moulded arch cut into this, C18. Roof: tie and collar-beam
trusses with plated yokes.
Subsidiary: C18 graffiti on gable wall.
Sources: R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p. 248(21).
Listing NGR: ST3760303271
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Source: English Heritage
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