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Boar's Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8594 / 52°51'33"N

Longitude: -3.0564 / 3°3'23"W

OS Eastings: 328967

OS Northings: 329623

OS Grid: SJ289296

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RVDC

Mapcode Global: WH89X.0DT8

Entry Name: Boar's Head Inn

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255597

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry

Built-Up Area: Croesowallt

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 2829 NE OSWESTRY C.P. WILLOW STREET
(south-west side)
13/123 Boar's Head Inn
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GV II

Inn. Mid-C19 re-fronting and heightening of earlier building with later
additions and alterations. Rendered timber frame and brick, slate roof
with red brick ridge stack to left and internal end stack to right.
Original house probably of 3 reined bays to front with long range at right-angles
to rear; front re-faced in C18 and heightened and re-modelled in mid-C19.
3 storeys, corbelled eaves cornice; three 4-paned sashes in moulded
surrounds with moulded cill band (actually eaves cornice of C18 house
with stone kneelers to left and right) to second floor; twin double-paned
sash also in moulded surround to first floor on right; inn front to right
has Gothic leaf carving to spandrels of windows and double 4-panel doors
with wide rectangular overlight; wide, high passageway with spur stones
to left. Long low 2-storey range to rear on right, rendered over timber frame
and with slate roof; small gable to left has Venetian window with late
C19 stained glass, tall red brick ridge stack to right of centre and
large tapering external stack to left. Interior: not inspected but
likely to be of interest.


Listing NGR: SJ2895929616

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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