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Red Lion Inn, Martlesham

Description: Red Lion Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 285041

OS Grid Reference: TM2519247188
OS Grid Coordinates: 625192, 247188
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0772, 1.2849

Location: 8 Main Road, Martlesham, Suffolk IP12 4RN

Locality: Martlesham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 4RN

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Listing Text

In the entry for MARTLESHAM MAIN STREET (West side)

Red Lion Inn

The item shall be amended to read MAIN ROAD (Westside)

Red Lion Inn



2/14 Red Lion Inn


Public house. Late C16 with early C19 wing to right hand side of original 'L'
plan indicated by C16 projecting gable to left hand end. Two storeys. Timber
framed and plastered with colour washed brick face to C19 wing; plain tiled
roof with decorative barge boards. Red brick stack of squared diagonally set
detached chimneys. Central gable with three sided oriel window, casements with
semi circular transome; at ground floor there is a 3 sided bay with sashes in
flush frames and glazing bars and cornice over. C19 wing has sash windows in
flush frames with glazing bars and gauged flat arches. Main entrance door is
blocked up and has pilasters and bracketed canopy. Lion's head sign c.1740 is
said to be ship's figure head from battle of Sole Bay. Interior has ornamental
plaster ceiling.

Listing NGR: TM2519247188

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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