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Description: The Woolpack Inn
Date Listed: 10 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 181734
OS Grid Reference: TQ9894032561
OS Grid Coordinates: 598940, 132561
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0579, 0.8375
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TQ 93 SE WAREHORNE CHURCH ROAD
5/148 The Woolpack
Public house. Late C17, extended early Cl9. Painted brick with tile
hanging to left return, and extended with weather boarded range.
Plain tiled roof. Lobby entry plan. Two storeys and attic on plinth
with dogtooth cornice to hipped roof with 2 raking dormers and stack
to centre left. Wooden casement and glazing bar sash on 1st floor,
and segmentally headed wooden casement and tripartite glazing bar sash
on ground floor. The right hand weather boarded block is windowless,
though with 2 fine canted 2 storey bays on right return. Catslide outshot
to left return. Boarded door to centre left, in projecting 2 storey
flat roofed porch, the cornice carried across the top, with painted
sign board and iron lamp over. The cellars appear to have a well
attested tunnel leading under the road to the church of St. Matthew
opposite. (A renowned smuggling centre). (See Waugh - Smuggling in
Kent and Sussex, 66 and 69).
Listing NGR: TQ9894832562
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Source: English Heritage
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