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Swan Inn, Ipswich

Description: Swan Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 275489

OS Grid Reference: TM1620244556
OS Grid Coordinates: 616202, 244556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0572, 1.1522

Location: King Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1EG

Locality: Ipswich
Local Authority: Ipswich Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP1 1EG

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Listing Text


Swan Inn
TM 1644 NW 1/240


A C17 timber-framed and plastered building with C18 and later alterations.
The 1st storey bears the monogram S above I M and the date 1767, probably
the date it was plastered. 2 storeys. 4 window range, C18 casements, 3-lights
with transomes. The window at the west end is a paired window of 6 lights.
The centre lights only are hinged, with iron frames. The ground storey has
a late C19 bar front of 3 windows and 2 doorways, one doulbe and one single,
with rectangular fanlights, united by a moulded wood cornice, probably of
earlier date. The windows ahve framed risers with brick nogging above an
earlier stepped brick plinth. At the west end there is a recessed doorway
and a wide double-hung sash window with vertical glazing bars, a moulded
frame and panelled shutters. The west gable has the ends of some purlins
and wall braces visible. Roof tiled, with C19 ornamental crest tiles and
a wood eaves cornice.

Swan Inn and Corn Exchange form a group with Nos 1 and 2 Arcade Street
and National Westminster Bank, Princes Street.

Listing NGR: TM1620244556

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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