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The Rattlebone Inn, Sherston

Description: The Rattlebone Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318072

OS Grid Reference: ST8538685955
OS Grid Coordinates: 385386, 185955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5723, -2.2122

Location: B4040, Sherston, Wiltshire SN16 0LR

Locality: Sherston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 0LR

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Listing Text

ST 8485-8585
(east side)
8/75 The Rattlebone Inn

Inn. C17 with later west addition and C19 alterations. Squared
and coursed rubble with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins,
wooden lintels and gabled stone slate roof with east end brick
stack and central ridge stone stack. Two-storey, 4-window north
front. All windows are 2 and 3-light C19 casements; cambered-
headed relieving arch over ground floor window to left. Doorway
off-set to left with C20 plank door. Corner additions to left with
C19 fenestration. The inn derives its name from the local Saxon
hero Rattlebone who fought for King Edmund Ironside against Canute
at Sherston in 1016. The building occupies an important site at
the entrance to the market place.

Listing NGR: ST8539085959

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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