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6, Sheep Street, Highworth

Description: 6, Sheep Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 318457

OS Grid Reference: SU2019692508
OS Grid Coordinates: 420196, 192508
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6310, -1.7096

Location: Sheep Street, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7AA

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
No 6
(formerly listed
as Red Lion Inn)
SU 2092 NW 18/328 26.1.55


C17, former Red Lion Inn with C18 brick front. Very much altered and restored.
Two and a half storeys. Plinth. Painted brick. Stone tile roof with 2 gabled
dormers and gable end brick chimneys. Moulded wooden eaves cornice projecting
over modillions on moulded strip. Two 6 light modern casements on first floor.
Band with moulded base over ground floor. Formerly 4 windows on ground floor
with rubbed brick flat arches, now one to left of 6 lights and 2 to right.
Central door with modern triangular hood. Iron hoops below ground floor windows
a reminder that sheep pens were erected beside these houses on market days.

Listing NGR: SU2019792512

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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