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Description: The Royal Oak Hotel
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 150800
OS Grid Reference: SO5957268287
OS Grid Coordinates: 359572, 268287
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3112, -2.5944
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TENBURY CP MARKET STREET (north side)
SO 5868 - 5968
8/109 The Royal Oak Hotel
Public house. Late C16 with mid- to late C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with rendered infill, some weatherboarding and painted brick
additions. Plain tiled roof with C19 brick ridge stack and end stacks.
Three framed bays aligned north-east/south-west with central chimney. Three
storeys. Framing: mainly five panels from sill to wall-plate. Front elevation
has six rows of panels at first and second floor level with partly cusped con-
cave lozenge decoration. Collar and tie-beam trusses with struts visible at
gable ends. Roof raised to accommodate second storey. South-east front
elevation: windows are all leaded casements. There are three first floor
and three second floor 3-light windows. Ground floor has flat-roofed C19
addition with narrow pilasters flanking an 8-light window to the left and a
3-light window and a canted bay window to the right, of a central round-headed
archway. This leads to a small lobby with doorways at each side. Above the
archway is an ornate cast iron bracket supporting an octagonal lantern.
Substantial additions at rear. Interior has been altered in conversion to
hotel. (VCH IV, p 363; BoE, p 279).
Listing NGR: SO5957268287
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Source: English Heritage
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