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Rutland Arms Hotel, Newmarket

Description: Rutland Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 275671

OS Grid Reference: TL6447263415
OS Grid Coordinates: 564472, 263415
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2443, 0.4076

Location: Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8NB

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8NB

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/111 Rutland Arms
28.11.50 Hotel
(Formerly listed
as Rutland Arms
Hotel, including
Stable ranges)


Hotel. C18 with early C19 and C20 alterations. 4 ranges around
an irregular rectangular courtyard; 2 storeys and attics. North-
east elevation (late C18): 5-window centre range set slightly
forward with 1 window each side. Red brick, central pediment with
modillion cornice of wood and circular window. Plaintiled hipped
roof with modillion eaves, flat roofed dormers and chimney of red
brick. Small-pane sash windows, those at ground floor with flat
arches of gauged brick (some altered C20), those at 1st floor
with semi-circular heads springing from a stucco band. The
central carriageway entrance has an elliptical head of gauged
brick and pair of framed and boarded doors with wicket gate. The
early C18 south-east range was largely rebuilt late C19 after a
fire, but retaining red brick walling to Palace Street. The
north-west range, of 4 windows set forward between 3 windows on
either side; a surmounting pediment with modillion cornice has
the large coat of arms in painted plaster of the Duke of Rutland.
The main entrance below has an entablature on pilasters; much
altered or renewed C20; sash windows with flat arches and small-
pane sashes. To right, a C19 range with elliptical arched
carriage entrance, blocked with inserted window C20; a 2-storey
splayed bay, and a similar oriel above the entrance. The north
and south courtyard elevations both timber framed and rendered
with C18 joinery: on the south side, a doorcase with canopy on
brackets, on the north a fine sash window with semi-circular
head. Known as the Ram Inn until C20 when renamed after the Duke
of Rutland, at that time Lord of the Manor of Newmarket.

Listing NGR: TL6447263415

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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