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Description: The Old Wheatsheaf
Date Listed: 15 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 194023
OS Grid Reference: SK9895818501
OS Grid Coordinates: 498958, 318501
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7551, -0.5352
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CASTLE BYTHAM CASTLE GATE
SK 9818-9918 (east side)
16/48 The Old Wheatsheaf
Former public house, now house. C16, C17, extended C18, altered
C19 with minor C20 alterations. Squared coursed limestone rubble
with ashlar quoins and dressings, Collyweston slate roof, 3 brick
gable stacks, one with stone base. T-plan. 2 storey, 2 bay side
front having 2 three light plain casements, to each floor, all
with timber lintels. To Castlegate front is a C20 door with
vertical side lights, covered by contemporary wooden gabled
porch, flanked by small fixed 2 light windows. Above the right
hand window is a carved stone panel depicting a wheatsheaf,
dating from when the house was a pub. To first floor a 2 light
mullioned casement window with moulded ashlar surround. Above, a
gabled dormer. To the left is a single bay, 2 storey service
block with pantile roof and brick gable stack with beyond again a
lower range with pair of planked doors and gateway, both under
pantile roofs, leading to a rear yard. Oak clasped purlin roof
to C16 kitchen garret with some smoke blackening, C17 garret
stair head has a newel with finial with framed plastered rush
parapet and chamfered handrail.
Listing NGR: SK9895818501
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Source: English Heritage
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