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Description: Unicorn Hotel
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149925
OS Grid Reference: SO4031851572
OS Grid Coordinates: 340318, 251572
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1592, -2.8738
SO 4051 - 4151 WEOBLEY CP HIGH STREET (north side)
14/143 Unicorn Hotel
(formerly listed as
20.2.53 Unicorn Guest House)
House, now hotel. C14, with some mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-
frame with rendered infill on a rendered plinth under a tile roof. Four bays
aligned east/west, the western bay jettied to the front and side (south and
west), the bay to the east of the centre also jettied. South front of two
storeys, the two un-jettied bays with coving to the eaves, only half of which
survives in left-hand bay. Two fixed casements to left, and two 3-light case-
in the right-hand jettied bay. Ground floor has four 3-light casements.
Entrance to right of centre has four-centred head and a C20 two-leaf door.
Framing: ground floor has a moulded plate. The left-hand corner has a dragon
beam with a diagonally set curved bracket rising from a moulded capital.
Wall-frames are two square panels high to each floor. The left-hand end
has cusped angle braces. The west gable-end truss is C19, but the eastern
end retains a cusped roof. The building probably extended further to the east.
(RCHM, 3, p 201, no 38).
Listing NGR: SO4031851572
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Source: English Heritage
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