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Description: The North Star Public House
Date Listed: 6 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251364
OS Grid Reference: SU4677891760
OS Grid Coordinates: 446778, 191760
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6227, -1.3257
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SU46769177 STEVENTON STOCK'S LANE
06-AUG-1952 No.2 (The North Star Public
(Formerly listed as The North
Star, The Causeway
Public house. Probably mid-C17, with C19 lean-to additions to ground floor left and right. Painted large timber framing with rendered and painted brick infill;
Painted brick to addition at right; old plain-tile roof; slate roofs to additions; brick end stack to right, ridge stack to left of centre.
Single-storey-and-attic 4-bay range, with cross-wing to rear centre. Plank door to left of centre, having C19 open timber-framed porch with bench seats. Two 9-pane windows to centre. 3-light C20 casement to addition at right, C20 flat-roofed dormer to centre.
Interior: Chamfered spine beams to ground floor. In public bar to rear of the building, C18 settle arranged to 3 sides is oriented around fireplace. One range of the settle is attached to a partition wall and extends the full height of the room with a shallow curved return; the L-shaped range is free-standing and half-height with shallow curved returns to both ends. There is no bar counter; all drinks are served from a small room off the public bar. Survival and arrangement of settle is rare and similar to that at The King's Head, Laxfield, Suffolk (q.v.)
Listing NGR: SU4677891760
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Source: English Heritage
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