Description: The Hare and Hounds Hotel
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 247625
OS Grid Reference: SU6895594483
OS Grid Coordinates: 468955, 194483
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6449, -1.0048
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WATLINGTON COUCHING STREET
SU6894 (West side)
6/153 No.43 (The Hare and Hounds
(Formerly listed as The Hare
and Hounds Hotel)
Includes No.1 High Street (South side).
Inn, now hotel. Early C17, remodelled and extended c.1720/30. Early C18 front of
grey header bond brick with red brick dressings; gabled old tile roof; C17 brick
ridge stack. Original 3-unit cross-passage plan extended c.1720/30. 2 storeys;
8-window range with 4 central bays brought forward. Gauged brick flat arch and
C19 flat hood over C18 eight-panelled door to left. Segmental arch over C20
Venetian window to left: gauged brick flat arches over 5 blocked windows, late
C18 ground-floor sashes and c.1720/30 first-floor sashes with thick glazing
bars: raised red brick storey band. c.1720/1730 five-bay extension to right in
similar materials and style has C19 flat hood over C19 double doors with
overlight, late C18 ground-floor sashes, and c.1720/30 first-floor sashes with
similar sash in right gable wall. C18 rear 2-storey stair-turret adjoining mid
C19 two-storey lean-to with sashes. Interior: C17 three-unit range to left has
chamfered beams in cellars; chamfered and stopped beams; chamfered bressumer
over open fireplace to left; queen-post roof. Dog-left staircase with turned
balusters and turned finials on square newel posts. Ballroom to right has dado
panelling and c.1720/30 fireplace.
Listing NGR: SU6895594483
Source: English Heritage
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