Description: Crown Hotel
Date Listed: 27 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 334725
OS Grid Reference: SK6513293055
OS Grid Coordinates: 465132, 393055
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4303, -1.0212
SK69SE BAWTRY HIGH STREET
(west side), Market
10/26 Crown Hotel
27th May 1953
Hotel. Mid-late C18; altered and with extensive C19 and C20 additions.
Cement rendered, pantile roof. 2 storeys, 1:2:1:2:1:2 bays. Painted,
cemented quoins to bay 1 set back on left (probably an addition to the
original symmetrical front). Bays 4 and 7 have 2-storey round-arched
recesses, bay 4 having panelled double door and fanlight with radial glazing
bars, bay 7 having segmentally-arched carriage entrance. All ground-floor
windows have projecting sills to sashes with glazing bars in reveals.
1st floor: sill band to single-hung, 9-pane sashes; C20 shutters throughout.
Dentilled band beneath projecting parapet with the words 'CROWN HOTEL POSTING
HOUSE' in raised lettering beneath ashlar copings which rise as a gable over
original 2-bay centre. Brick ridge stack to left of bay 2 and rendered stack
to right end shared with adjacent premises( No 39 High St, q.v.). Rear: 12
cast-iron columns support a verandah lining left-side of carriageway.
Interior: staircase has nosed stone steps and wrought-iron balustrade with
crown motifs; wreathed and ramped wooden handrail. Tuffrey (p25) notes the
earliest reference to the Crown Hotel in 1772.
P. Tuffrey, Doncaster District Old Inns and Taverns, 1986 (photo of 1909).
Listing NGR: SK6511993056
Source: English Heritage
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