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Latitude: 52.0572 / 52°3'25"N
Longitude: 1.1522 / 1°9'8"E
OS Eastings: 616202
OS Northings: 244556
OS Grid: TM162445
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.XTR
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XKHB
Entry Name: Swan Inn
Listing Date: 4 August 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1037708
English Heritage Legacy ID: 275489
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary at the Elms
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1260 KING STREET
TM 1644 NW 1/240
A C17 timber-framed and plastered building with C18 and later alterations.
The 1st storey bears the monogram S above I M and the date 1767, probably
the date it was plastered. 2 storeys. 4 window range, C18 casements, 3-lights
with transomes. The window at the west end is a paired window of 6 lights.
The centre lights only are hinged, with iron frames. The ground storey has
a late C19 bar front of 3 windows and 2 doorways, one doulbe and one single,
with rectangular fanlights, united by a moulded wood cornice, probably of
earlier date. The windows ahve framed risers with brick nogging above an
earlier stepped brick plinth. At the west end there is a recessed doorway
and a wide double-hung sash window with vertical glazing bars, a moulded
frame and panelled shutters. The west gable has the ends of some purlins
and wall braces visible. Roof tiled, with C19 ornamental crest tiles and
a wood eaves cornice.
Swan Inn and Corn Exchange form a group with Nos 1 and 2 Arcade Street
and National Westminster Bank, Princes Street.
Listing NGR: TM1620244556
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