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Black Lion Inn, Bishop's Stortford

Description: Black Lion Inn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 160898

OS Grid Reference: TL4877621391
OS Grid Coordinates: 548776, 221391
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8713, 0.1596

Location: Bridge Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2JY

Locality: Bishop's Stortford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 2JY

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Listing Text

(South Side)

No 10
(Black Lion Inn)
TL 4821 SE:3/8 18.10.49


Mid C16 double fronted house. Exposed post and panel timber-framing, steep red tile
pitched roofs. Two and a half storeys. North elevation to Bridge Street has jettied
first floor and jettied second floor twin gables. Ground floor has central door
flanked by modern mullion and transom windows in original positions and one old
mullioned 2-light window. Two modern mullioned oriels on first floor and band of
5 blocked original mullioned 2-light windows. Cable moulded bressummer and carved
angle post. Gables have mullioned 2-light windows and pendants to apexes and wall
plates. Early C17 extension to west. Two storeys, one bay. Jettied first floor with
C19 horizontal sash window. East elevation to Devoils lane has original mullion
windows on ground and first floors. Plastered 2-storey, one bay, jettied extension to
south with ground and first floor C18 sash windows. Further extension to south.
Early C17, matching west extension of north elevation. Two storeys. Jettied,
half-timbered first floor with one old mullioned window and 3 modern casements.
Interior. Exposed dragon beam in ground floor, much restoration. (RCHM (1911) 65).

Listing NGR: TL4877621391

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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