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White Hart Inn, Blythburgh

Description: White Hart Inn

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285531

OS Grid Reference: TM4530875386
OS Grid Coordinates: 645308, 275386
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3217, 1.5982

Location: A12, Blythburgh, Suffolk IP19 9LR

Locality: Blythburgh
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 9LR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Blythburgh Priory, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


2/15 White Hart Inn
- II*

Former coaching inn, now public house. Early-mid C16, with later alterations
and additions. Timber framed; plasterwork to rear and to north gable end, mid-
late C17 red brick Dutch gable end to south, mid C19 painted brick facade; roof
with modern plaintiles to front slope and pantiles to rear. 2 storeys and
attic. 6 window range, inset sashes with glazing bars, flat arches with raised
keys; asymmetrical doorway with 6-panel door, a second doorway now removed.
Dutch gable with brick band at first floor level and brick coping to parapet.
One internal stack and one stack to Dutch gable end. C17 gabled staircase
extension to rear; various C20 rear extensions. Interior with fine, heavily
roll-moulded beams and joists to 2 bays of ground floor ceiling; C17 dog-leg
staircase with turned balusters, newels with ornamental finials and moulded
handrail; in a first floor room is some C16 panelling, possibly re-used from
elsewhere in the building.

Listing NGR: TM4530875386

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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