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Boar's Head Inn, Oswestry

Description: Boar's Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255597

OS Grid Reference: SJ2896729622
OS Grid Coordinates: 328967, 329622
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8594, -3.0564

Location: 17 Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1AF

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 1AF

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Listing Text

(south-west side)
13/123 Boar's Head Inn


Inn. Mid-C19 re-fronting and heightening of earlier building with later
additions and alterations. Rendered timber frame and brick, slate roof
with red brick ridge stack to left and internal end stack to right.
Original house probably of 3 reined bays to front with long range at right-angles
to rear; front re-faced in C18 and heightened and re-modelled in mid-C19.
3 storeys, corbelled eaves cornice; three 4-paned sashes in moulded
surrounds with moulded cill band (actually eaves cornice of C18 house
with stone kneelers to left and right) to second floor; twin double-paned
sash also in moulded surround to first floor on right; inn front to right
has Gothic leaf carving to spandrels of windows and double 4-panel doors
with wide rectangular overlight; wide, high passageway with spur stones
to left. Long low 2-storey range to rear on right, rendered over timber frame
and with slate roof; small gable to left has Venetian window with late
C19 stained glass, tall red brick ridge stack to right of centre and
large tapering external stack to left. Interior: not inspected but
likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2895929616

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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