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Description: Whte Horse Inn
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279523
OS Grid Reference: TM1126470928
OS Grid Coordinates: 611264, 270928
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2958, 1.0967
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THORNHAM MAGNA A140 (WEST SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/67 White Horse Inn
Part of this building lies in Stoke Ash Civil Parish. Public House, former
coaching inn. Early to mid C17, extensively altered and extended mid C19.
Timber frame, plastered. Whitewashed brick ground floor. Steeply pitched
plaintiled roof. Large 3 cells with a 2 bay kitchen wing to rear to form a T
on plan. 2 storeys and attics. Entrance in C19 gabled porch to right of
centre with octagonal angle piers, segmental headed outer opening. Flanking
cross casements with chamfered mullions and transoms, outer bays have similar
6-light mullion and transom casements. Offset plinth, English bond brick on
ground floor, plat band to first floor with 3,4 and 3-light casements, all
windows have hoodmoulds. Gables over each cell with 2-light casements, wavy
finialed bargeboards. Ridge stack to left of centre rebuilt in C19 with
moulded head to base, 4 separate round shafts with helical mouldings. Gable
ends have similar casements, an entrance with a segmental pointed arched head
to left. 2 bay kitchen wing extends to rear right with a similar ridge stack
with fluted shafts. To rear left a C19 whitewashed brick addition with a
shallow slate roof, stack with 4 diagonally set shafts. Interior: stop
chamfered cross axial binding beams, frame largely concealed, double arched
braces from posts to tie beams removed, cambered collars to side purlin roof,
C19 staircase with ramped handrail, turned newel post. A C20 extension to
rear links to a rendered timber framed outbilding with a pantiled roof.
Listing NGR: TM1126470928
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Source: English Heritage
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