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Scole Inn, Scole

Description: Scole Inn

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 225988

OS Grid Reference: TM1492878901
OS Grid Coordinates: 614928, 278901
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3660, 1.1555

Location: The Street, Dickleburgh and Rushall, Norfolk IP21 4EE

Locality: Scole
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 4EE

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Listing Text

(north-west side)
Scole Inn
(formerly listed as
White Eart)
TM 1478 24A/6 11.9.51

1 GV

1655. A very lavish mid C17 inn. Print dated 1745 shows the elaborate sign
of 1655 extended across the road in front with footbridge over. The sign
hass been demolished. Fine red brick building in English bond. Two storeys
and attic. Five Dutch gables, some rebuilt, with alternating segmental and
triangular pediments. Tiled roof with Dutch gable ends. Moulded brick
cornice and string course. Giant brick rusticated angle pilasters. Flat
pilasters in 2 orders between. Ground and first floor 3-light sashes in
segmental headed openings, 3 on first floor with shaped brick aprons. Ground
floor left early C19 bow with thin reeded pilasters and cornice, glazing
bars intact. Four and 5-light attic casements with leaded panes and moulded
brick cornices over. Three original moulded and panelled doors in moulded
doorcases, the centre one with rectangular fanlights. Large brick chimney
stacks with round-headed panelled sides, the centre one with round shafts
and panelled base. Rear: 3 projecting wings with Dutch gables. Stuccoed
(first floor right rusticated) bays between have twin gables, first floor
windows have flanking wooden pilasters supporting entablatures with pulvinated
friezes. Ground floor supported on wooden Tuscan columns, in antis, with
Interior: solid staircase in centre rear wing with heavy turned balusters,
square newels with finials and pendants, moulded rail and string with linked
ovals and lozenges. First floor assembly room with moulded ceiling. Another
first floor room with moulded plaster ceiling and chimney piece with flanking
Ionic pilasters. Contains many original doorcases, doors, fireplaces and
moulded ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TM1492878901

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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