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Crown Inn and Victoria Friendly Society Premises, Blockley

Description: Crown Inn and Victoria Friendly Society Premises

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126801

OS Grid Reference: SP1627334788
OS Grid Coordinates: 416273, 234788
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0113, -1.7643

Location: High Street, Blockley, Gloucestershire GL56 9EX

Locality: Blockley
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 9EX

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Listing Text

(North-West side)

Crown Inn and
Victoria Friendly
Society premises

Circa 1700. Two and a half storeys. Coursed, squared rubble, chamfered eaves
course. Slate roof with coped verges to right, ashlar chimney with moulded capping to
left, brick chimney to right of centre. Stone slates to rear. Two gabled dormers,
centre and left. Four windows on 1st floor, 3 on ground floor, 3-light mullioned
casements, drips on ground floor. Segmental keyed coachway arch to right for yard.
Entrance to inn now in coachway. Large taller extension to rear south-west with a
3-light mullioned window facing yard. Hipped former stair turret in centre. The
premises of the Victoria and Friendly Society, were established, see tablet, in 1837, and
form an Assembly Room extending beyond the Crown Inn: a large outbuilding of 2 storeys
in rubble with ashlar dressings and quoins; moulded eaves course, slate roof with
coped verges; 4 windows on 1st floor, glazing bar sashes; 2 segmental archways on
ground floor to left, presumably for storage and coaches. Still used for Mummers
plays etc after sale by Friendly Society in 1872.

Listing NGR: SP1627334788

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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