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Green Dragon Inn, Walsall

Description: Green Dragon Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 219087

OS Grid Reference: SP0151598402
OS Grid Coordinates: 401515, 298402
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5834, -1.9791

Location: High Street, Walsall WS1 1QW

Locality: Walsall
County: Walsall
Country: England
Postcode: WS1 1QW

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Listing Text

SP 01 98 SE
16/47 Green Dragon Inn

Public house. Said to be c1773 with bay window added between 1783 and 1817,
incorporating part of earlier guildhall, and now being converted into shops
(September 1985). Stuccoed brick. Three storeys. Facade has three-storey
canted bay window, with moulded cornice and bands between floors, C20 metal
casements-with glazing bars, and parapet stepped up in centre. Doorcase to
right. Interior: on the first floor the brickwork of the east wall is
exposed and shows a break in the brickwork where the late C18 front was added.
There are also fragments of a timber-frame embedded in the wall: some studs
and a small section of a rail. Three ceiling beams with mouldings of C16
type are re-used and are not related to the wall-framing. The second floor
was not fully accessible, but the roof is said by the VCH to contain timbers
re-used from a C15 or C16 timber-framed building. (VCH, Staffs, Vol VII, p 218).

Listing NGR: SP0151598402

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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