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White Horse Inn, Stoke Ash

Description: White Horse Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281668

OS Grid Reference: TM1126370930
OS Grid Coordinates: 611263, 270930
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2959, 1.0967

Location: A140, Thornham Magna, Suffolk IP23 8EP

Locality: Stoke Ash
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 8EP

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Listing Text

TM 17 SW
1/83 White Horse Inn

-- II

Public House, former coaching inn. Early to mid C17, extensively altered and
extended mid C19. Timber framed and 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. 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 and turned newel post. A C20
extension to rear links to a rendered timber framed outbuilding with a
pantiled roof. Part of this building lies in Thornham Magna C.P.

Listing NGR: TM1126370930

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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