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White Horse Inn, Capel St Mary

Description: White Horse Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278830

OS Grid Reference: TM0984038183
OS Grid Coordinates: 609840, 238183
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0024, 1.0557

Location: The Old Street, Capel St Mary, Suffolk IP9 2XA

Locality: Capel St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2XA

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Listing Text

White Horse Inn


Public House. C15 or earlier with later alterations and additions. C18 and C19
facade. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. Large red brick.
chimney stack to left return, large, off centre left, rear of ridge chimney stack
to central range. 2 storeys. The central hall range has a roof of 2 levels with
the chimney stack shared by both levels, right and left crosswings with a further
C18/C19 range to left, hipped to left. C19 barge boards, brackets and batten
decoration to gables. 3:2:1 first floor, 2:1:1 ground floor, C19 vertically
sliding sash windows with horns, that to centre of ground floor an angled bay
with hipped roof. Left and right C20 doors with top lights. Internal features
include heavy storey post to rear of central hall. Fine inserted early C16
ceiling, the beams and wall plates moulded and carved with foliage, carved
stops. Heavy stop chamfered bridging joists to crosswings. One arched brace
remains to the crosswing tie beams, but the sawn off braces are still visible.
The hall roof has been raised to road face and the rear is mainly covered except
for the base of a heavy rafter supported by the moulded storey post. C18/C19
fireplace, reeded surround with patera and cast iron grate. The large, blocked
chimney stack retains a fragment of a moulded mantel beam.

Listing NGR: TM0984038183

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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