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Description: The Talbot Hotel
Date Listed: 6 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 128569
OS Grid Reference: ST8916693121
OS Grid Coordinates: 389166, 193121
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6368, -2.1579
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ST 8893-8993 TETBURY MARKET PLACE
7/294 No 14 (The Talbot Hotel)
Hotel. Late C16 core, mainly mid C17 with early C18 front.
Rubble stone with quoins, dressed stone lintels, sill band at 2nd
floor level, cornice and coped blocking course. Cotswold stone
roof with stone and brick stacks. Front range with 2 long rear
ranges, that to right wth 3 cross gables and probably originally
several cottages. Main front of 3 storeys. 3 windows, triple 8-
and 12-pane sashes flanking central semi-circular headed window.
Central entrance originally for pack horses, now with C20 glazed
doors. Portico supported by wooden pillars to left and 2 Roman
Doric pilasters to right with bay filled in between. Right return
has curved wall, probably containing newel stair round fireplace.
Ground floor room to left has C16 doorway in place of chimney and a
thick wall marking probable original building line. Building recorded
as Beerhouse from 1580, as the Talbot from 1685. Beneath gents
toilet to back of left hand wing is large stone water cistern,
about 2m deep, and approx 3m x 4m in size. In cellar in right wing
is deep well with water on surface. Wing to right has 4 chimneys,
some with newel stair. Beyond this wing, stable block with keyed
oculus, now a skittle alley.
Listing NGR: ST8916693121
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Source: English Heritage
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