Description: The Blue Lion
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 321647
OS Grid Reference: SE1449286027
OS Grid Coordinates: 414492, 486027
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2697, -1.7790
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SE 18 NW EAST WITTON TOWN EAST WITTON
10/25 The Blue Lion
Inn. Early C19. Ashlar sandstone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys, 3-bay main
range with 1-bay subsidiary range to right. Main range: quoins. Central
6-panel door below overlight with decorative glazing bars in moulded stone
surround. Sash windows with glazing bars, those to first floor of
9 panes unequally hung, all with ashlar sills and lintels. On first floor
between bays 2 and 3, 2 small stone corbels supporting old painted wooden
inn sign. Shaped kneelers, ashlar copings, ashlar end stacks. Subsidiary
range set back. Quoins to right. In left corner, part-glazed 6-panel door.
Ashlar sills and lintel. On ground floor, 16-pane sash window; on first
floor, unequally-hung 12-pane sash window. Shaped kneeler, ashlar coping,
ashlar end stack to right. The blue lion is taken from the armorial device
of the Bruce family, to which belonged the Earl of Ailesbury.
Listing NGR: SE1449286027
Source: English Heritage
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