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The King and Queen Inn, Highworth

Description: The King and Queen Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318395

OS Grid Reference: SU2014192446
OS Grid Coordinates: 420141, 192446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6305, -1.7104

Location: High Street, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7AG

Locality: Highworth
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7AG

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Listing Text

(south side)
Nos 14 and 15
SU 2092 SW 18/276 26.1.55 (The King and Queen Inn)


C18 remodelling of mid C17 houses.
Six bay house, possibly always an inn. Two and a half storeys stucco fronted
with band over ground floor. Stone slate roof with large central brick stack
and gable end chimney to left. Three gabled dormers. Flush moulded frames
to glazing bar sash windows. Wooden dentil eaves cornice carried around to
the 2 hipped roofed 2 storey bays, left hand bay a tower porte-cochere with
moulded caps to posts and a 5 light window over; large ledged doors. Right
hand bay and the 3 ground floor bay windows have reeded pilasters. into doors.
In through passage of No 16 can be seen the west gable wall with close studded
circa 1600 ground floor treatment with 2 low arched doors; slightly later
timber framed and rendered extension to south-west. To rear: 2 gabled extensions
and 2 half-hipped gables, one with stone sundial (hours marked, said to be
marked "W.L.1677"). Pump. Modern tile roofing to rear.

Listing NGR: SU2013192440

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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