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Description: Five Mile House
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 127144
OS Grid Reference: SO9781609065
OS Grid Coordinates: 397816, 209065
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7802, -2.0330
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SO 90 NE DUNTISBOURNE ABBOTS A 417
6/43 Five Mile House
Inn. C17 with large C18 addition. Coursed, squared and random
rubble limestone; ashlar dressings to C18 house; ashlar bay
window; ashlar chimney stacks; stone slate roof. C18 2-room 2-
storey house with attic, added end on to C17 2-room 2-storey house
with 2-storey return wing. Scattered fenestration to C17 front:
one window to each floor, both timber casements with timber lintels
over, the window to upper floor having chamfered stone dressed
jambs; doorway to right of window with timber lintel and plank
door; continuous hoodmould over ground floor openings; at right
2-storey canted bay window with hipped roof; 9-pane sashes on
front face, similar but fixed lights in sides; plain band between
floors. Projecting chimney stack at left gable end stepped near
roof line. Scattered fenestration to gable end and return wing:
chamfered single-light attic window to left of stack, and at low
level blocked remains of a single-light with part hoodmould; a
casement window to each floor of return wing, doorway with timber
lintel and vertical board door; outshut at back of return wing.
C18 house front of 2 windows: sashes in upper floor and one sash
to right of arched doorway, all with dressed surrounds and lintels;
door is 4-panel with intersecting glazing bars in fanlight over.
Plain parapet gable ends with chimney at ridge of each, both with
plain caps and skirts. Central attic roof dormer at back;
inserted window to upper floor and small casement to left, former
with stone lintel latter with timber. Approached down stone steps
is a low level segmental arched doorway with plank door. Single
storey lean-to at gable end. Unmodernised public house interior
with fixed wooden seating.
Listing NGR: SO9781609065
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