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The Angel Inn, Westbury

Description: The Angel Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 313087

OS Grid Reference: ST8732551228
OS Grid Coordinates: 387325, 151228
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2601, -2.1830

Location: Church Street, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3BY

Locality: Westbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA13 3BY

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 3 (The Angel Inn)
ST 8751 SW 4/129


A complex building of various dates from the C16. The exterior to South now
uniform and apparently late C18 or early C19. 2 storeys rendered (said to
be timber box framed beneath rendering). Treble Roman roof, hipped to right,
crested ridge, slightly lower on left hand bay. 1 ridge and 2 other chimneys.
Windows spaced 1-2-wide space-2; late glazed sashes in moulded wooden frames.
Doorway between lst 2 windows on left hand side: stone block surround with
stone brackets to unmoulded pediment, glazed door. Small doorway to right
below 2nd window from right (original position of cross passage). 'L' plan
extension to North-East later stable extension to North-West. The width of
the house increased leaving previous rafters within later roof. Timber framing
clearly visible on former outside wall of original rear extension. The front
roof appears to have 2 boxed in curved crucks on north side. It also has
numbered trusses with "A" pieces to ridge and wind braces (the Western bay
has 2 layers of wind braces). The great chimney to right of centre opens
West on ground floor and East on 1 at floor, where it is given a fine original
fireplace with a worked overmantel.

Listing NGR: ST8732551228

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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