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Boar's Head Inn, Bishop's Stortford

Description: Boar's Head Inn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 160934

OS Grid Reference: TL4859821372
OS Grid Coordinates: 548598, 221372
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8711, 0.1570

Location: B1004, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2LX

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

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Listing Text

(North Side)

No 30
(Boar's Head Inn)
TL 4821 SE:3/32 18.10.49


C15 and late C16 exposed timber frame, altered C18 and early C19. Cement rendered
ground floor, old red tile steep-pitched roofs. Two and a half storeys. Nearly
symmetrical street front of 2 outer gable ends, jettied at first floor and centre
gable in recessed middle. Central door is flanked by quadrant bays with curved early
C19 sash windows. Canted C18 sash window bays beneath jetties, and C15 blocked 4
centre arch door on west ground floor. West first floor has diagonal and curved
timbers and original cusped bargeboard. Leaded oak mullioned window centre first
floor and blocked window to west; others modern leaded casements. East elevation has
C17 brick chimney stack with 3 diagonal shafts, C18 sash and C19 casement windows.
Interior. Ground floor open brick fireplace with crenellated oak beam. Heaviest
exposed timbers on west bay which is oldest part of house. (RCHM (1911) 64).

Listing NGR: TL4859821372

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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