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The Old Angel, Axbridge

Description: The Old Angel

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268702

OS Grid Reference: ST4310454577
OS Grid Coordinates: 343104, 154577
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2875, -2.8172

Location: The Square, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2AP

Locality: Axbridge
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS26 2AP

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Listing Text


12/49 The Old Angel
(Previously listed as House to
West of Lloyds Bank premises -
formerly an Inn)



Inn, now house. Circa 1550, refronted late C17, further early C19 alterations. Timber framed, rendered, double Roman
tile root, brick ridge stack to right, projecting rendered stack to left. Three storeys and attic, 2 bays. Central
canted bay to second floor with exposed studwork under a tile pent, 3-light casement, each light with a pointed arch
head, glazed spandrels. Two canted bays to first floor, exposed stud- work, C17 5-light mullioned; and transomed;
windows; tiled pent with faciaboard extends over those 2 bays and under the second floor bayi between the bays a
signboard under a triangular pediment. Ground floor set forward slightly under the first floor bays, 2 flush mounted
16-pane sash windows, central C20 plank door, tiled pent over. Two storey wing set back to right, broad door opening to
ground floor, double plank doors. Evidence of jettying to first floor to right return of main block. Fine fireplace to
right room of first floor dated 1672; exposed ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: ST4309954584

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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