Description: The Black Lion and Forecourt Railings
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256984
OS Grid Reference: SO3229288976
OS Grid Coordinates: 332292, 288976
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4945, -2.9987
SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. WELSH STREET (south-
12/71 No. 1 (The Black Lion)
- and forecourt railings
House, now inn. C17, remodelled in mid- to late-C19. Stucco lined as
ashlar on coursed limestone rubble with slate roof. T-plan, lobby-entry.
Basement and 2 storeys. Decorative barge and fascia boards, gables
over outer windows, and large central stone ridge stack. 3-window
front; tripartite plate glass sashes with central first floor plain
sash; central boarded double doors, and mid- to late-C19 porch consisting
of octagonal columns supporting frieze and cornice. Left-hand front
with tripartite sash on each floor. Interior: two C17 fireplaces with
chamfered and stopped lintels; C17 staircase. (c.f. No.3,. Welsh Street g.v.).
Late-C19 cast iron railed enclosure at front.
Listing NGR: SO3229288976
Source: English Heritage
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