Description: Merrie Lion Public House
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306182
OS Grid Reference: SP4177852395
OS Grid Coordinates: 441778, 252395
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1682, -1.3906
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FENNY COMPTON HIGH STREET
SP4052 (West side)
6/71 Merrie Lion Public House
Shown on O.S. map as Red Lion Public House.
Public house. Dated 1710, with mid C19 and late C19/C20 additions. Regular
coursed ironstone with string course; colourwashed brick front wing. C20 tile
roofs; brick ridge and end stacks. Formerly 3-unit plan, extended to complex
L-plan. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Late C20 door with concrete lintel in
re-entrant angle. C20 canted bay window has leaded lights and slate roof. C19
three-light casements on first floor. Datestone with cornice has initials TBM.
Sundial across right corner has painted panel with moulded cornice and painted
numerals. Wing at right angles on left has no windows to front. End stack. Right
return side: 2-window range. Casements with some glazing bars, on ground floor
under cambered brick arches. Right return side of main range, to High Street,
have one-window wing. C20 door. C19 casements. All openings with wood lintels.
Listing NGR: SP4177852395
Source: English Heritage
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