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The Downe Arms Inn, Snaith and Cowick

Description: The Downe Arms Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 164936

OS Grid Reference: SE6419922130
OS Grid Coordinates: 464199, 422130
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6917, -1.0293

Location: Market Place, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9HE

Locality: Snaith and Cowick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9HE

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Listing Text

SE 6422
(south side)
12/75 No 15 (The Downe Arms
Inn) (formerly listed as
23.4.52 Down Arms Hotel)
Inn. Mid C18 with early C19 bow windows. For Downe Estate. Brown brick.
Clay tile roof; lead roofs to bow windows. Double-depth plan, originally
with 2-room central entrance-hall front (now one room); wing to rear right.
3 storeys, 4 first-floor windows. Plinth, angle pilasters to returns.
3 blocked basement openings. Entrance to right of centre has 4 stone steps
to fielded-panel door and plain overlight in architrave beneath channelled
wedge lintel with fluted key. Large single bow windows to either side, each
with three 16-pane flush sashes, pilasters with fluted necking, entablature
with moulded cornice and half-domed roofs. First floor: C19
4-pane sashes in original openings with flush wooden architraves, projecting
sills and channelled and keyed wedge lintels. Second floor: original 8-pane
sashes in similar surrounds. Moulded cornice. Partly-projecting end stacks
with rebuilt upper sections. 2-course first-floor bands to side elevations.
Interior: fielded-panel doors to first floor; landing contains good re-set
late C17 balustrade with moulded handrail and bulb-on-urn balusters with
circular knops, traditionally associated with former courtroom in the inn.

Listing NGR: SE6419822130

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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