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Description: The Red Lion Public House
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114209
OS Grid Reference: TL6796841088
OS Grid Coordinates: 567968, 241088
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0427, 0.4478
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TL 64 SE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD CHURCH STREET
The Red Lion
Inn, C17 and C18, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered
with facade of red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
4 bays aligned approx. E-W with axial chimney stack one bay from W end, C17.
Parallel range to S, C18, aspect S. Rear extension from E end with axial
chimney stack, C19/20. Single-storey extensions to W, C20. Symmetrical facade
with plastered dado. 6-panel door in doorcase with panelled reveals and
dentilled open pediment. Fanlight with radiating tracery. 2 pairs of double-
hung sash windows, 6-light upper sashes, one-light lower sashes, under segmental
brick arches. First floor, 3 double-hung sash windows, 2-light upper sashes,
one-light lower sashes, under segmental brick arches. Both roofs hipped.
Interior of rear range has plain-chamfered axial beams with plain stops, and
clasped purlin roof. Front range has transverse and axial beams boxed in.
A sale catalogue of 1887, framed in the bar, describes this building as The
Lion commercial inn, then part of the Bower Hall estate.
Listing NGR: TL6796841088
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Source: English Heritage
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