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Description: Bacchus House
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236248
OS Grid Reference: NY9370093206
OS Grid Coordinates: 393700, 593206
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2330, -2.1006
NY 9393 ELSDON ELSDON
19/9 Bacchus House
as Bacchus House
House, originally an inn and divided for a period into 3 properties. Early C18,
cross wing added late C18 or early C19. Dressed stone; later wing ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays with higher, 2-storey, one-bay cross wing
Right 3 bays are the original building. Central boarded door in chamfered
segment-headed surround with keystone. Above the door a rustic statue c.3 ft.
high, of Bacchus seated on a barrel. Renewed sash windows in original, narrow
early C18 openings.
To left of this a linking bay of later C18. Boarded door with fanlight on
ground floor, 6-pane sash above.
Left bay projects and has plinth, ground-floor sill and lintel bands and 1st
floor band. On the ground floor a stepped tripartite window in raised surround;
Venetian window, with radial glazing bars, in similar surround above.
Steeply-pitched gabled roof with end stacks to original building and ridge
stack above linking bay.
Cross wing has hipped roof.
To rear, catslide roof over continuous outshut; small projecting gabled wing
to left and outside stone stairs to upper room of cross wing.
Interior not seen.
Listing NGR: NY9370193204
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Source: English Heritage
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