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Description: Ye Golden Lion Public House
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233804
OS Grid Reference: SP8933667675
OS Grid Coordinates: 489336, 267675
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2999, -0.6913
MELLINGBOROUGH SHEEP STREET
SP8967NW (East side)
11/143 Ye Golden Lion Public House
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as Golden
Lion Public House))
Farmhouse, now public house. Reputed c,1540, restored mid C19. Squared coursed
and banded limestone and ironstone with close studded timber frame and C20
plain-tile roof. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Centra1 C20 door has
moulded stone surround with 4-centred head. Projecting cross wing to left of
entrance has oversailing timber framed upper storey with 6-light casement at
ground floor and 4-light oriel at first floor. First floor window to far left is
half dormer with wood mullion and transom. Other windows are 2- to 8-light
casements with wood mullions; all with leaded lights. Ashlar gable parapets.
Larqe brick and stone stacks at ridge and end. Projection to left of entrance
and corresponding change in roof level may indicate 2 building periods. Rear has
C19 brick extensionsions. Interior: room to left of entrance has open fireplace with
bressumer and moulded and chamfered ceiling beams. Room to right of entrance is
an open hall of mainly C19 restoration, with a minstrels gallery with a C18
turned balustrade, probably reset.
(History of Wellingborough: J. and M. Palmer, p.274; Buildings of England:
Listing NGR: SP8933667675
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