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Description: Spread Eagle Hotel
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113556
OS Grid Reference: TL8213814494
OS Grid Coordinates: 582138, 214494
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7994, 0.6401
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1841 NEWLAND STREET
Spread Eagle Hotel
(formerly listed under
TL 8214 1/58 1.3.50.
A mid-late C16 timber-framed and plastered building altered in the C17
and with C18 fenestration on the front. There is a large gabled wing at
the north-west end and the main block has 4 smaller gables, the one at
the south- west end is a Dutch gable surmounted by the figure of an eagle
and the remaining gables have early C19 cut and pierced bargeboards. 2
storeys. The windows are double-hung sashes, mainly with glazing bars.
The north-west gable has a 3 light bay on the 1st storey and a wide range
of windows on the ground storey with a ground storey bow window at the
south-west corner. The centre gable has a 2 storey 3-light bay window and
the Dutch gable has a C19.bay window on the 1st storey and a C20 shop on
the ground storey. 2 prominent tall chimney stacks rise on the front.
There is a cart entrance at the south-west end. The north-west gable
bears a plaque with the date 1300 (C19 or C20). Awing at the rear at
the north-east end is of the C15, with a jettied upper storey. The interior
is mainly C20 but part has exposed beams. Roof tiled.
No 47, the Spread Eagle Hotel and Nos 53 to 57 (odd) form a group with
Nos 56, 58A and 58 and Nos 60 to 66 (even).
Listing NGR: TL8213814494
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Source: English Heritage
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