Description: The White Hart Inn
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262990
OS Grid Reference: ST4903528501
OS Grid Coordinates: 349035, 128501
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0536, -2.7285
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ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (South side)
9/184 The White Hart Inn
(formerly listed as The White
Inn. Apparently a late C18 refront of a much earlier building. Local lias stone cut and roughly squared, painted ashlar
dressings; clay pantiled roof hipped at east end, stepped coped gable to west, behind parapet; stone and brick chimney
stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays. Rendered plinth, plain end pilasters, moulded coping to plain parapet: 16-pane sash
windows in plain openings under timber lintols to first floor; below, double plain sash window in Regency style
shopfront surround bay 1; 9 panel door with Regency flanking timber pilasters and plain timber hood on brackets,
carrying timber model of a white hart, bay 2; triple plain sash window under timber lintol spanning bays 3 and 4; and
wide boarded door under timber lintol bay 5; C20 hanging sign at first floor level. Interior not seen, but VCH reports
an open timber roof of late medieval date on the upper floor of what was a gable cross wing. Earlier known as 'The Bear
Inn'. (VCR, Volum\e III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4903928493
Source: English Heritage
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