Description: Cross Keys Inn
Date Listed: 17 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 316828
OS Grid Reference: SU0676882573
OS Grid Coordinates: 406768, 182573
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5420, -1.9038
SU 08 SE WOOTTON BASSETT HIGH STREET
(south east side)
11/147 No 136
(Cross Keys Inn)
Hostelry, now public house and dwelling. 1742 on datestone, but
possibly earlier. Brick, stone slate roof. Left gable stack and
stone stack to rear right. 2 storey, 3 structural bays, with
central carriage entrance and flanking public rooms. Entrance from
carriageway. Part stone wing of 2 bays to left, extended C19 as
forge. Elevation 5 bays, dark brick with finer red brick
dressings to openings. Plat band and short aprons. 3-centred arch
to carriageway with fielded and panelled doors. Gauged brick
arches to windows, all with projecting keystones. Ground floor C19
4-pane sashes, and to right, C19 canted bay. One window altered.
First floor 16-pane sashes. Brick dentilled eaves.
Internally chamfered spine beams with checked swept stops.
Site of C17 token issuer, John Knighton, Mercer.
Listing NGR: SU0676882573
Source: English Heritage
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