Description: The Dust Hole
The King's Arms Public House
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 313888
OS Grid Reference: ST8557057979
OS Grid Coordinates: 385570, 157979
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3207, -2.2084
Nos 5 and 5A
(The King's Arms
[The Dust Hole]
ST 8557 7/160
C17 or early C18, known as the 'Dusthole'. 2 storeys, stuccoed and grooved to
simulate ashlar. Stone plinth, quoins (rustic to ground floor, draughted piers
above) and moulded eaves cornice to Welsh slate roof, 1/4 hipped to right; central
brick stack. Three 1st floor windows with architraves, centre blocked, others
glazing bar sashes. Central doorway with architrave and 6 panel door flanked by
modern 2 light single hung sashes also with architraves. The rear is rubble built
and has 2 glazing bar sash windows with dressed stone surrounds and a central blocked
2 light ovolo mullioned window.
Gabled 2 storey brick wing to rear with double roman tiles and 2 brick chimneys,
1 with gable and partly stepped. 2 windows with reeded inner edges to south.
To north a 3 light raking top dormer and 2 first floor 4 light weavers windows.
Interior much altered but attic still interesting a) because of 2 bastard cruck
trusses [to main collars] and b) because of diamond scratched mid C19 grafitti
on panes in window of extension.
Nos I to 6 (consec) including 5A form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8557057979
Source: English Heritage
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