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Description: White Bull Hotel and Former Stable Adjoining to the North
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183039
OS Grid Reference: SD6504835208
OS Grid Coordinates: 365048, 435208
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8120, -2.5323
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SD 63 NE RIBCHESTER WATER STREET
8/153 White Bull Hotel and former stable
adjoining to the north
25.7.52 (formerly listed as White Bull Inn
under Church Street)
Public house, probably early C18th. Squared sandstone rubble with slate
roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays, with string course, flat floor drip course,
shaped stone gutter brackets and 2-storey porch to the 2nd bay. The
windows are modern on the ground floor and sashed on the 1st floor,
except for the 1st floor porch windows which are also modern. The
windows now have plain reveals with fragments of old surrounds. The
right-hand ground-floor bay has been reconstructed, with a door and 2
modern shop windows. To their left is a blocked opening with a lintel
dated '1707', possibly re-set. The porch is gabled with coping and
kneelers and carried on 4 Tuscan columns said to be Roman. Its 1st floor
windows, on the front and return walls, have plain stone surrounds. The
blocked attic window has an architrave. The door has a moulded surround.
There are brick chimney caps on the gables and between the 3rd and 4th
bays. The former stable adjoining to the north has a door with plain
stone surround to the right. To its left is a door now blocked to form
a window with chamfered surround dated '1777' on the lintel. On the
1st floor to the left is a circular pitching hole with plain stone surround.
Listing NGR: SD6504835208
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Source: English Heritage
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