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Description: The Bear Hotel
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305234
OS Grid Reference: SP0899157364
OS Grid Coordinates: 408991, 257364
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2144, -1.8698
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ALCESTER HIGH STREET
SP0857 (East side)
4/75 The Bear Hotel
Inn. C17, much altered mid/late C19 and C20. Timber framed and roughcast, and
some whitewashed brick. Tile roof; brick stacks. U-plan. One-storey and attic;
4-window range. Late C20 glazed double-leaf doors inside large open porch with
wood piers and shaped brackets, and sides with C17 turned balusters. Ground
floor built out on left; this and the porch have slate roofs. Canted bay on
right. Ground floor has C20 casements with leaded lights. First floor has
half-dormers with C19 iron casements with glazing bars, and shaped bargeboards.
Brick stack in left hand front corner. To rear: Small amount of exposed framing
in centre. C19 brick wing with slate roof on left. Brick wing on right rebuilt
late C20. Interior: Ground floor has some exposed framing and ceiling beams.
Much altered. Rebuilt wing has re-used king post roof trusses. Upper floor said
to have exposed framing.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.10).
Listing NGR: SP0899157364
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Source: English Heritage
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