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The Hark to Bounty, Slaidburn

Description: The Hark to Bounty

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183153

OS Grid Reference: SD7112052404
OS Grid Coordinates: 371120, 452404
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9669, -2.4417

Location: 2 Town End, Slaidburn, Lancashire BB7 3EP

Locality: Slaidburn
Local Authority: Ribble Valley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB7 3EP

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Listing Text


17/102 The Hark to Bounty
16.11.1954 (Formerly listed as Hark to Bounty Inn)

Public house, probably early C17th and late C18th. Sandstone rubble with
slate roof. The earliest part, to the right, has 3 chamfered doorways
with Tudor-arched heads. Each has a chamfered window surround to its
right, the left-hand one having its sill lowered. A continuous drip
course terminates beyond the right-hand door. To the left is a 6-pane
sash with plain stone surround. Further left is a flight of external
stone steps, with a stepped mounting block attached. On the 1st floor is
a door with plain stone surround and 5 windows with plain stone surrounds
and 6-pane sashes. The right-hand gable has a blocked doorway (now a
window) with chamfered surround and Tudor-arched head. On the 1st floor
are the remains of a rebated and chamfered surround to a 6-pane sash.
Above is a chamfered attic window. Adjoining to the left (west) is the
C18th portion, of 2 storeys with attic. It is of 2 bays, having plain
stone surrounds to the door and windows. The latter are 6-pane sashes,
the ground-floor surrounds being heightened. The attic windows, now
blocked, have shallow oval surrounds. At the far left are the former
stables, now part of the public house. They have paired door surrounds,
now containing 6-pane sashes, a small window to their left, a 6-pane
sash in plain stone surround to the right and 2 similar windows on the
1st floor. Interior: On the 1st floor at the east end is a large room
open to the roof, having 4 trusses with ties, light collars and queen
struts. At the east end, dividing it from a further room beyond, is a
5th truss of slightly steeper pitch, having a king post from tie to ridge
and 2 braces from tie to principals. Beneath, with the muntins tenoned
into the tie, is a wooden screen of vertical panels with deeply moulded

Listing NGR: SD7112052404

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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