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Description: The Griffin Hotel
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 220249
OS Grid Reference: TM0483895411
OS Grid Coordinates: 604838, 295411
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5181, 1.0176
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TM 04 95 ATTLEBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
11/2 The Griffin Hotel
Hotel. Mid C17 and C18. Timber framed, brick and rendered with pantiled
roofs in T plan. 2 storeyed facade forms cross wing. Carriage entrance to
right, door left of centre and 3 renewed cross casements to ground floor.
Applied timbering to first floor interrupted by 3 mullioned casements. All
windows with leaded lights. Bell based gabled roof above decorated bargeboards
and timber eaves cornice. Rear range 2 storeyed with dormer attic descending in
4 ranges. Brick plinth and flat brick string course at first floor.
Miscellaneous late C19 sash windows and 2 flat topped dormers C20. Interior
of restaurant with early C18 brick fireplace and timber framing exposed
studs with straight bracing. Main bar similar although timbers altered.
Sitting room over carriage arch has late C17 panelling utilising masons mitre
construction. Dog leg staircase retains ball turned balusters and square
moulded handrail with plain square newel posts.
Listing NGR: TM0483895411
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Source: English Heritage
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