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Latitude: 52.6831 / 52°40'59"N
Longitude: -2.0691 / 2°4'8"W
OS Eastings: 395423
OS Northings: 309491
OS Grid: SJ954094
Mapcode National: GBR 29N.RPX
Mapcode Global: WHBFF.5TYF
Entry Name: The Four Crosses Inn
Listing Date: 16 May 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1039173
English Heritage Legacy ID: 271778
Location: Hatherton, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WS11
District: South Staffordshire
Civil Parish: Hatherton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Hatherton St Saviour
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
In the entry for:-
SJ 90 NE HATHERTON WATLING STREET(south side)
4/10 The Four Crosses Inn
In line 18, after "and aprons" add:- "To the left on the first floor a C20 wooden
sign board suspended from a cantlievered beam".
SJ 90 NE HATHERTON C.P. WATLING STREET (south
4/10 The Four Crosses Inn
Inn. Dated 1636, extended circa 1700 and in the mid-C18 restored 1925.
C17 timber framing of close studding with middle rail and diagonal braces
in herringbone patterns. Red brick extension; plain tile roofs; brick ridge
stack. L-shaped building of 1636; main range aligned east-west facing north
with crosswing to the east projecting north, and porch in the re-entrant
angle between the two buildings. Extension block of 2 parallel ranges to
the case aligned north-south; mid-C18 rear extension wing to the west.
Building of 1636 to the right, extension of circa 1700 to the left. Building
of 1636: 2 storeys and attic, 3 window front. Full height gabled porch
to left with jettied upper floors, diagonally placed angle brackets, and
balusters beneath the attic window. The attic bresummer is inscribed "1636 N "
and a rail over the ground floor window is inscribed "NERES SISCIRES 1 E
UNUM TUA TEMPORA MESEM RIDES CUN NON SIT FORSITAN UNA DIES". Single-
storey C20 gabled porch in the angle between the C17 porch and main range.
Extension of circa 1700. 3 storeys with quoins of unequal length and a
coped parapet ramped down at the ends containing blind panels over the windows.
2 windows, C19 and C20 casements with gauged brick heads, raised keystones
and aprons. 6-panel door to the right, set within a former window opening.
Mid-C18 brick rear wing of 2 storeys with ashlar quoins of unequal length
and ashlar storey band; casement windows with segmental heads. Interior.
Chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SJ9542309491
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