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Description: The Windsor Castle Public House
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290582
OS Grid Reference: TQ1254854532
OS Grid Coordinates: 512548, 154532
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2788, -0.3877
LITTLE BOOKHAM LITTLE BOOKHAM STREET
TQ/15/SW (west side)
7.9.51 The Windsor Castle PH
Farmhouse, now public house. Probably later C16, altered in C17, with large
modern additions at left end and rear (which are not of special interest). Scored
render painted white, probably on brick cladding of timber frame, red tile roof,
brick chimney (painted white). Three-unit plan, formerly single-depth (and
probably formerly of smoke-bay type). Two low storeys and 3 bays; doorway at
right-hand end with simple wooden canopy; casement windows of 2, 3, and 2
lights at ground floor and similar windows at 1st floor except the first which
now has 4-pane sashed glazing; wallplate and ends of rafters visible; roof half-
hipped at left end, with large clustered chimney stack on ridge between 2nd and
3rd bays. Doorway in left return wall, and modern single-storey additions
continued. Rear covered by additions. Interior: 1st and 2nd bays at ground floor
now all one room (partition probably removed); 2nd bay has chamfered spine
beam with cyma stops and joists with similar decoration, very large inglenook
with chamfered bressummer and built-in side bench; at 1st floor wall-posts,
wallplate, large cambered tie-beams, and windbraces of a 4-bay timber frame
are visible; the bays are of unequal width, the 3rd (containing the chimney
stack) being approx. 2 metres wide and the others approx. 3 metres.
Listing NGR: TQ1254854532
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Source: English Heritage
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