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The Boar's Head Inn, Bishop's Castle

Description: The Boar's Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256945

OS Grid Reference: SO3234188626
OS Grid Coordinates: 332341, 288626
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4913, -2.9979

Location: B4385, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5AE

Locality: Bishop's Castle
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5AE

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Listing Text


12/35 No. 28 (The Boar's
- Head Inn)


House, now inn. C17 with early- to mid-C19 refacing and partial under-
building, and C20 additions at rear. Timber framed, partly rebuilt and
refaced probably in coursed limestone rubble, stuccoed (incised to
represent ashlar), and slate roof with catslide over outshut at rear.
5 framed bays. Basement and 2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-centre
to right, lateral integral brick stack off-centre to left at front, and
lateral semi-integral brick stack off-centre to left at rear. 5 windows
across first floor, late-C19 two-light casements; 4 ground floor 16-
pane glazing bar sashes, 3 to left with flush frames; boarded door
between first and second windows from right with late-C20 glazed lean-
to porch. Later addition to south at rear. Interior: evidence of
former jettied first floor to right-hand framed bay (see shaped brackets
and bressumer).

Listing NGR: SO3234188626

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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