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Description: The Wat Tyler Public House
Date Listed: 25 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 172123
OS Grid Reference: TQ5437174014
OS Grid Coordinates: 554371, 174014
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4441, 0.2199
1. HIGH STREET
5274 (North Side)
(The Wat Tyler
TQ 5474 2/37
A timber-framed building. 2 storeys and attics painted brick. 1/2 hipped tiled
roof with 1 sash to attic storey. 1 3-light bay to lower floors. The side elevation
to Bullace Lane is of 2 storeys. 1st floor has restored timber-framing, having
diagonal braces and plaster infill. The ground floor is of painted brick. 4 sashes
mostly without glazing bars. Plaque on this side elevation, "Wat Tyler and several
of the Commons called at this ancient tavern (so it is said) to quench their thirst
with flagons of ale". A notice on the front of the building misleading calls it
"the House of Wat Tyler".
Nos 78 to 82 (even) and the Church of the Holy Trinity form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ5434074027
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Source: English Heritage
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