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The Old Crown, Bosbury

Description: The Old Crown

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153046

OS Grid Reference: SO6945243363
OS Grid Coordinates: 369452, 243363
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0878, -2.4472

Location: B4220, Bosbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1PT

Locality: Bosbury
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1PT

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Listing Text

SO 64 SE

6/81 The Old Crown

18.11.52 (Formerly listed as The
Crown Inn)

Former public house, now house. Late C16 core largely rebuilt C18 and
substantially extended late C19 and early C20. Coursed and squared sand-
stone rubble to earlier north-west block, remaining later additions of
brick, tiled roofs. Earlier block aligned north-west/south-east with
north-west gable end to road, later additions extend from north-east side
to east and north-west, lateral stack to original block, entrance now
obscured by later additions and present entrance to north-east side. Two
storeys and cellars. North-west gable end of earlier block to road, one
4-light wooden cross mullioned and transomed window to first floor with
6-light stone mullioned and transomed window to ground floor, gable end
of forward projecting later addition to left with sash windows and further
similar windows to lateral of later addition facing road. Interior of main
room of earlier block retains fine panelling, with upper frieze and enriched
cornice; over-mantel with enriched arcaded panels and formerly with four
shields of arms, now only two remaining, fine cross-beamed ceiling retaining
three bosses at intersections bearing arms of William Paulet KG first Marquis
of Winchester, John Skippe, Bishop of Hereford 1539-52 and the quartered coat
of Scrope. The house was originally built by Richard Harford whose initials
are inscribed in a cartouche on the over-mantel who was steward of the manor,
his tomb is in the south side of the chancel of the Church of Holy Trinity (qv).

Listing NGR: SO6944943359

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Source: English Heritage

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