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The Kings Head Inn, Tenbury

Description: The Kings Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 150784

OS Grid Reference: SO5945468052
OS Grid Coordinates: 359454, 268052
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3091, -2.5961

Location: 41 Cross Street, Tenbury Wells WR15 8EG

Locality: Tenbury
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR15 8EG

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Listing Text

SO 5868 - 5968
8/93 The King's Head Inn


Public house. Late C16 with circa 1800 and late C19 alterations. Timber-
framed with painted brick and rendered infill, brick replacement walling
and additions, plain tiled roofs and brick stack to south of front roof
pitch. Two framed bays aligned north/south; external chimney with tall
detached rebuilt brick stack at north end. Two storeys. Framing: four
rows of panels from sill to wall-plate. East front elevation has a jettied
first floor with a moulded bressummer on shaped brackets enriched with weather-
worn foliated carving. Collar and tie-beam truss with three struts below
collar and V-strut above at north end. East front elevation: ground floor
has two bays windows, first floor has two 3-light windows. Central entrance
with half-glazed door. Main entrance at north end and has a flat moulded
canopy, panelled surround and a door with four flush panels. External north
chimney is enclosed by a flat roofed single-storey addition with multi-paned
windows to the north and east. Circa 1800 parallel range at rear and sub-
stantial late C19 brick addition to south-west. (VCH IV, p 363; BoE, p 279).

Listing NGR: SO5945468052

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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