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Description: The Two Queens
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238417
OS Grid Reference: NZ0256885596
OS Grid Coordinates: 402568, 585596
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1647, -1.9612
WALLINGTON DEMESNE FRONT ROW, CAMBO
18/169 No.I (The two Queens)
House, formerly Inn, c.1740, rear wing extended c.l880. Squared tooled stone
with dressings; slate roofs. Front 2 storeys, 4 irregular bays. Raised quoins.
Bay 3 has porch with renewed door and small casements in returns, moulded
cornice and parapet. Late C19 sashes in older raised stone surrounds. 3 small
rooflights. Gables have moulded kneelers and overlapped slab coping, stepped
and corniced end stacks with conjoined shafts. Left return has 6-pane casement
and blocked window in raised surround above; small attic window has similar
surround and projecting stone bracket below. Set back to left a 2-storey rear
wing in two parts: right section 1 bay, late C19 sashes, similar gable and stack;
left section, 3 slightly irregular bays; French window and late C19 sashes, those
to 1st floor in similar gabled half dormers.
Interior: kitchen to rear retains C18 fireplace and in-situ dog wheel.
The Inn was closed down c.1846 when Sir Walter Trevelyan, later first president
of the United Kingdom Alliance for the Total Suppression of the Liquor Traffic,
inherited the family estates. The original inn sign which hung on the stone
bracket, with portraits of Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots, is preserved
at Wallington Hall (q.v.).
Listing NGR: NZ0256885596
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Source: English Heritage
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