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King's Head Inn, Merriott

Description: King's Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 262356

OS Grid Reference: ST4447212875
OS Grid Coordinates: 344472, 112875
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9127, -2.7912

Locality: Merriott
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA16 5PS

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Listing Text


9/106 No 14
(King's Head Inn)


Inn. Earlier C17. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; double Roman clay tiled roof with high coped gable to
west, suggesting former thatch, plain to east; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, band course.
Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recesses without labels; to bay 1 a 1 + 4 + 1 light angled shallow bay
window with flat roof: to bay 2 are 4-light windows to both floors; bay 3 has horizontal-bar casements, 3-light above
and 4-light below. Between bays 2 and 3 a plain doorway. Large hanging sign on wrought iron bracket to left of upper
bay 1. West gable rendered; east gable has a C20 casement window. Leanto extension at rear. Interior only seen at
ground floor level; timber crossbeams and a fireplace survive. This inn was in business by 1745 (VCH Somerset; Vol IV,
1978, p53).

Listing NGR: ST4447212875

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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