Description: Ostrich Inn
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277298
OS Grid Reference: TM1617441873
OS Grid Coordinates: 616174, 241873
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0331, 1.1501
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TM 14 SE WHERSTEAD BOURN HILL
2/19 Ostrich Inn
Public House. C16-C17 of several builds with later additions and alterations. Timber-
framed, rendered, on brick plinth, with brick casing to right gable end and rear.
Brick stacks and extensions. Plain tile roofs. T-shaped range with extensions to
rear. 2 storeys and cellar. Off-centre lobby entrance in slightly recessed bay.
C19 door. 4 C20 casements to 1st floor. Ridge and external stack to right gable
end. Left gable end has 2-strong canted bay with casement windows. Bargeboards
to gable. To rear, gabled cross wing largely concealed by later additions. Interior:
room to left, spine beam, part ovolo moulded, part chamfered and stopped, with
tenoned-in joists. Beam with bar stop. 1st floor sections of framing visible
including jowled posts, one chamfered tie beam and wall plates. Roof inaccessible.
Roof to left has 'barrel vaulted' ceiling.
Listing NGR: TM1617441873
Source: English Heritage
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