Description: The Pickerel Inn
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 283594
OS Grid Reference: TL9324170412
OS Grid Coordinates: 593241, 270412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2978, 0.8325
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14.7.55 The Pickerel Inn
An early C16 inn heavily restored in the late C19. 2 storeys, L-shaped form.
Timber-framed, but largely encased in red brick. The upper part of the front
has ornamental tile-hanging. Large 2-storey prostyle timber porch with a
flight of steps at each side, wrought iron balustrade and balcony. Slate roof
to front range, with alternating bands of fish-tail slates. Plaintiles to rear
range. Heavy late C19 3-light mullion-end-transome windows. An opening through
part of the ground floor gives access to the rear yard. An intricately-carved
original fireplace lintel was removed during the late C19 restoration, and is
in Moyses Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds. During the C17 the Pickerel belonged
to members of the Boldero family.
Listing NGR: TL9324170412
Source: English Heritage
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