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Description: The Golden Lion
The Golden Lion Public House
Date Listed: 14 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 201592
OS Grid Reference: TQ5115688880
OS Grid Coordinates: 551156, 188880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5785, 0.1801
No 2 (The Golden Lion
TQ 5088/5188 5/5
Inn of various dates from the C17 onwards. Front to High Street late C18
or early C19; 3 storeys, 4 bays, rendered with stucco rusticated quoins;
ground floor has carriage entrance on left hand side and C19 bar front with
central doorway, pedimented door hood on scrolled brackets and moulded cornice.
First floor with 4 flush sashes with moulded hoods on scrolled brackets;
2nd floor 4 sashes with moulded wooden frames. Cornice with fragment of
parapet above. Old tile roof hipped at east.
Front to North Street: return wall of High Street front jettied above ground
floor, the jetty projecting further at the north than the south. Two sashes
to 1st floor with architraves and 2 small modern windows to 2nd floor. Further
north is a C17 or early C18 timber-framed building of 2 storeys with a jettied
1st floor. Brick plinth, ground floor partly weatherboarded, partly rendered
with a variety of window openings. Rendered 1st floor with 5 sashes. Old
tile roof with one stack through ridge. To the north are the remains of a
further timber-framed range.
In the angle between the High Street and North Street ranges is an early
C19 brick addition of 3 storeys with hipped slate roof.
Listing NGR: TQ5115688880
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Source: English Heritage
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