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Description: The Bull Hotel
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319633
OS Grid Reference: SU1709621457
OS Grid Coordinates: 417096, 121457
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9923, -1.7578
DOWNTON THE HEADLAND
5/74 The Bull Hotel
Inn. Early C18. Flemish bond brick, tiled roofs, brick stacks. 5-
bay central range with converted stable block to right and rear
wings. 2-storey, 5-window main range with single storey and attic
range to right. C19 half-glazed door in beaded case with flat
wooden hood on finely carved console brackets, to left and right
are canted bays with 4-pane sashes, to right are two 3-light
casements and four 9-pane sashes, all with segmental heads. First
floor has 3-brick plat band, two 2-light and two 3-light casements
with one blind window, to right are two dormers, one louvred and
one with 2-light casement. Main range has four hipped dormers with
cast-iron latticed casements. To left is C19 attached bay with
through cart-entry with double planked doors with strap hinges and
canted bay window to both floors. Coped tile verges to right
range. To rear left is converted stable block with tiled roof.
Main range has outshut and two attached 2-storey wings with 2-light
Interior has chamfered beams with step and runout stops. Late C18
fireplace has fluted frieze and beaded surround. Sun Insurance
Company disc on front. Recorded as an inn in 1726.
(VCH: Wiltshire, Vol XI, 1980, Unpublished records of RCHM
Listing NGR: SU1709621457
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Source: English Heritage
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