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Description: The Lamb Inn
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 320924
OS Grid Reference: ST9105632864
OS Grid Coordinates: 391056, 132864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0950, -2.1291
HINDON HIGH STREET
ST 9132 (east side)
9/134 The Lamb Inn
Coaching inn. Mid C18 rebuild of earlier inn. Limestone ashlar
with some limestone and flint chequers, tiled roof, brick stacks.
L-plan, entrances on left return. Two storey, 6-window. To right
is fine pedimented door case with anthemion frieze and half-glazed
double doors, to left is bow window with 3 sashes, glazed door in
stone Tudor-arched surround, 12-pane sash, 9-pane sash with thick
glazing bars and 4-panelled door in porch. First floor has two 16-
pane sashes and pair of 16-pane sashes, one 12-pane and pair of 12-
pane sashes and 9-pane fixed window. Right return facing High
Street has two 16-pane tripartite sashes to ground floor and two
pairs of 12-pane sashes to first floor, stone modillioned eaves
cornice, hipped attic dormer with two 6-pane top-hung casements.
Rear has casements, planked doors and C20 extension in courtyard,
2-storey C18 wing in English bond brick has 12-pane sashes with
thick glazing bars.
Interior has open fireplace with timber lintel on stone jambs,
plaster beams, some C18 fitted cupboards; those in dining room
with raised and fielded panelling. Dog leg stairs have two turned
balusters to each tread, wide moulded handrail. An important
coaching inn on the London to Exeter road, this section turnpiked
(N. Sheard, The History of Hindon, 1979; VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 4,
Listing NGR: ST9104132834
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Source: English Heritage
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