Description: The Wild Man
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277368
OS Grid Reference: TM1223944979
OS Grid Coordinates: 612239, 244979
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0625, 1.0948
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TM 1244 SPROUGHTON HIGH STREET
6/40 The Wild Man
Public House. Early and later C16, altered, with extensive C20 additions, to
rear. Timber framed, rendered, gabletted tile roof. L plan, with former 2
bay hall and crosswing. 1½ storeys and cellar. 3 C20 timber casements. Off
centre blocked doorway with 6 panel door beneath flat canopy on brackets. 3
dormer casements to left and right of 2 lights, that to centre of 3 lights.
Inserted brick stacks to rear of ridge and in left hand return.
Interior: Much of rear ground floor frame removed though main posts remain.
Brick stack, much altered C20, with stair behind. To left of stack stop chamfered
spinal beam and horizontal joists, to right the joists replaced or ceiled over.
First floor frame partly exposed, particularly in the crosswing. Tall square
crown post with slender braces and some smoke blackened rafters. Crosswing,
tie beam with one straight and one cranked brace, similar cranked braces to
closed truss, clasped purlin roof with some windbraces.
Listing NGR: TM1223944979
Source: English Heritage
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