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Description: Englands Gate Inn
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149572
OS Grid Reference: SO5433451250
OS Grid Coordinates: 354334, 251250
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1576, -2.6689
BODENHAM CP off A 417 (west side)
SO 55 SW
5/9 Englands Gate Inn
Public house. C17, with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed
with rendered infill, partly roughcast and partly rendered on sandstone
rubble base with some sandstone walling, machine-tiled and slate roofs and
large rebuilt brick stack to rear of main ridge. T-plan; main range of
probably two framed bays aligned east/west, external rubble chimney with
rebuilt detached brick stack at east end and also large rubble chimney at
west end adjoining cross-wing. Cross-wing at west end of two framed bays;
it has a small external chimney at the south gable end and a wing of two
framed bays adjoining to the north-west. Single storey and attic with
dormers. Framing: mainly three rows of panels from sill to wall-plate;
cross-wing has two rows of panels at first floor level exposed at rear.
Hall part has a collar and tie-beam truss with two struts and a V-strut
in the apex at the east end. There is a tie-beam truss with decorative
latticed struts to the rear of the cross-wing. South front elevation: main
range has a C20 canted bay window with multi-pane casements to the right and
a central gabled dormer with a pair of 2-light casements. The bay window
has a lean-to roof which continues above a C20 door to the left of it. Left
of the doorway is a C20 single-storey wing with a 4-light casement in its
gable end and in its east side. There is also a small gabled porch in its
east side. At the east end of the main range a lean-to C20 porch adjoins
the side of the external chimney. The cross-wing has a 3-light C19 case-
ment, an attic light and a doorway in its gable end. A lean-to addition
adjoins the west side to the front. There is continuous lean-to timber-
framed outshut to the rear of the main range. Interior: altered but retains
some stop-chamfered main ceiling beams and there is a large fireplace at the
western end of the main range. (RCHM Herefs II, p 16, item 35).
Listing NGR: SO5433451250
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Source: English Heritage
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