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Description: Bear Cottages
The Bear Inn
Date Listed: 24 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317026
OS Grid Reference: ST8239168468
OS Grid Coordinates: 382391, 168468
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4150, -2.2546
ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET
The Bear Inn and Nos 1 to 3
(consec) Bear Cottages
Inn, early C19 attached to range of late C17 or early C18 cottages.
Inn, facing High St, ashlar with slate low-pitched hipped roof.
Two storeys, 3-window range, the right side canted forward. Raised
plinth, floor band, moulded cornice and parapet. Three first floor
12-pane sashes, ground floor 16-pane sash, double doors in
projecting Roman Doric ashlar porch, 2 columns and pilaster
responds, and, to right, ashlar canted bay with 12-pane front
window and 8-pane side window. Twelve-pane sash to each floor of
west end wall. Bear Cottages, to rear, are at a lower level,
facing east. Rubble stone with stone tiled roof, axial ridge stack
and corner stack on wall-face. Coped north gable. Two and a half
storeys with 2 coped dormer gables, each with 2-light recessed
ovolo-moulded mullion window and hoodmould. Four-window range to first floor of sash windows in bead-moulded surrounds, a pair to
left, single to centre, narrow single with thick glazing bars and
then large single window to right. Ground floor, from left, a row
of mullion windows 2-3-2 lights with dripstone, 6-panel door to No
1 in chamfered doorcase, a pair of 12-pane sashes, and a 6-panel
door to No 2 in timber porch. North end wall has 2-light recessed
cyma-moulded attic mullion window and bead-moulded ground floor
single light. Rear wing with coped west gable and paired upper 12-
pane sashes. Attached is No 3, a later extension with coped west
gable and west end stack, 2 upper 12-pane sashes, ground floor
casement pair and dooor in chamfered surround. C20 2-storey extension beyond.
Listing NGR: ST8232968492
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