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Description: Rhydspence Inn
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150583
OS Grid Reference: SO2433147322
OS Grid Coordinates: 324331, 247322
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1190, -3.1066
BRILLEY CP RHYDSPENCE
SO 24 NW
4/30 Rhydspence Inn
House, now public house. C16 with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with rendered infill on rubble base with some coursed rubble
walling; stone tiled roof laid in diminishing courses with rubble stack
at centre and north-east end of ridge. Four framed bays aligned north-east/
south-west with large central chimney and also a porch wing on the north-west
side. Two storeys. Framing: mainly two rows of close-set studding per storey.
Four rows of square panels from sill to wall-plate in part of south-east
elevation with small solid braces in the upper corners. South-west end has
a jettied first floor and a renewed chamfered bressummer with pendant ball
finials at each end (one renewed). Above is a tie-beam truss with close-set
and diagonal struts. Porch wing has two rows of close-set studding at first
floor level and the first floor is jettied with a plain bressummer on shaped
brackets and with pendant finials at each end. North-west front elevation:
windows are mainly C19 casements. There is a 5-light window, a 2-light
window and a 2-light C20 casement on the ground floor and a 4-light and a 3-
light window on th first floor. The porch wing has inner and outer segmental
archways, a first floor 2-light C20 casement and, within, are plank and
battened studded double doors. To the left of the porch is a lean-to addition
with a catslide roof and a verandah at first floor level. This has a square
ground floor window and door and steps at the left side of the proch lead up
to the verandah and to an inserted C20 glazed double doorway. To the left of
this lean-to is a C20 addition with a 3-light first floor window. There is a
further C20 single-storey addition at the north-east end. Interior: stop-
chamfered main ceiling beams. Fireplaces have been altered. (RCHM, III, p 25,
item 24: BoE, p 86).
Listing NGR: SO2433147322
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