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Description: The White Horse Inn
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 264932
OS Grid Reference: ST0981137341
OS Grid Coordinates: 309811, 137341
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1282, -3.2902
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ST0937 STOGUMBER CP HIGH STREET (North side)
11/169 The White Horse Inn
Inn with stables and adjoining market hall, now inn with skittles alley and restaurant. Inn C18, market hall circa
1800, and stables dated 1867, the latter both altered mid C20. Inn: rendered over rubble, steeply pitched slate roofs,
brick stacks gable end right and rising from below roof ridge left. Plan: inn with attached market hall right; set back
at rear long stable frontage onto street. Inn 2 storeys, facade divided with long single bay block left and recessed 3
bays right; 16 pane sash windows first floor, ground floor blocked entrance outer bay left, tripartite sash window and
16 pane sash window flanking gabled, slate roofed porch, decorative bargeboards, 2 x 3 panel door, panelled reveals
rectangular fanlight with glazing bars. Old market house attached end bay right; rendered, pyramid slate roof,
overhanging eaves, coved cornice, pilaster quoins. 2 storeys, 2 bays; 16 pane sash windows first floor, C20 casements
below. Stables: red sandstone random rubble, slate roof, single storey, 5 bays with pedimented centre; most of the
openings blocked or refenestrated. The stables were converted into a skittles alley in the mid C20. The White Horse Inn
is recorded in 1748 and the market hall fell into disuse in the 1860's. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, vol 5,
Listing NGR: ST0980937352
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Source: English Heritage
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