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Description: The Red Lion Inn and Adjoining Stable Range
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165142
OS Grid Reference: SE7835003779
OS Grid Coordinates: 478350, 403779
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5248, -0.8196
SE 7803-7903 EPWORTH MARKET PLACE
20/81 No 2 (The Red Lion Inn)
and adjoining stable
Inn. Includes stable range and adjoining section fronting onto Albion Hill.
Mid C18 with later alterations, including widening and resetting openings,
stuccoeing to main range; later C18 - C19 ranges to right. Brick: main
range stuccoed, ranges to right colour-washed, with stucco plinth. Brick
stacks, Welsh slate roofs throughout. Main range has double-depth 3-room
plan with entrance hall to right of centre; two 2-room sections to right
with blocked entrances. Main range: 2 storeys, 4 first-floor windows. Tall
moulded plinth incised in imitation of ashlar. Quoins. Entrance has flight
of steps with wrought-iron balustrade of plain rails with wreathed handrail,
doorcase with pilasters carrying entablature with moulded cornice and
shallow hood, recessed panelled door and 3-pane overlight. Single 16-pane
sash to right and similar pair of sashes to left in flush wooden architraves
with moulded stucco surrounds. First floor: similar 16-pane sashes to left
and right, pair of original 12-pane sashes to centre, all in similar
surrounds to ground floor. Moulded eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables.
Rebuilt axial stack to right, partly projecting end stack to left. Range
adjoining to right: low 2 storeys, angled on street corner with single
window to each face. Plinth. 12-pane sash in blocked segmental-headed
former doorway, 16-pane sash to left in flush wooden architrave, C20 name
board to first floor; section to right (Albion Street front) has inserted
C20 ground-floor casement, 12-pane first-floor sliding sash. Higher 2-
storey single first-floor window range adjoining to right: blocked
segmental-headed door to right, with inserted C20 window and blocked
segmental-headed window to left; 16-pane first-floor sash in flush wooden
architrave beneath stucco flat arch. Range continues over carriage entrance
to right, adjoining a single-storey and attic stable/granary range, gable
end to street, with board door and wrought-iron letters "S L" on gable.
Listing NGR: SE7835003779
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Source: English Heritage
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