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Description: White Hart Inn
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 139407
OS Grid Reference: SU4626948107
OS Grid Coordinates: 446269, 148107
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2303, -1.3387
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5229 WHITCHURCH NEWBURY STREET
SU 45/4647 10.1.53 White Hart Inn
C18, mainly early C19. On the corner with London Street, a large L-shaped block with
a curved facade (with a central entrance) facing the junction. Two storeys, also
2 storeys and attic, 18.104.22.168 windows. The older elevation to Newbury Street has a
tiled roof, 3 dormers with cills at eaves level, the north side being of lower height
with a wide carriage arch (now filled); the painted brick walling has rubbed flat
arches to the upper floor, first floor band, signs of altered fenestration, and 2
later ground-floor windows below cambered arches; dormer casements otherwise sashes.
The curved section continues along London Street, with a slate roof, a projecting
eaves fascia, rubbed flat arches, later cambered openings to the ground-floor and sash
windows. The centre of the curve is marked by a prominent porch above several stone
steps, with cornice, frieze, inner pilasters, Ionic columns, architrave, fanlight and
half-glazed door. The rear part has ground-floor additions and exposes the C18 part.
Above the porch is a balcony with decorative. iron railings, a trench window and at
eaves level a shelf carried on carved brackets, and surmounted by a sculptured figure
of a hart.
Listing NGR: SU4627248154
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Source: English Heritage
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