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Latitude: 52.9134 / 52°54'48"N
Longitude: -0.6428 / 0°38'33"W
OS Eastings: 491363
OS Northings: 335970
OS Grid: SK913359
Mapcode National: GBR DQ4.6BQ
Mapcode Global: WHGKP.315B
Entry Name: Angel and Royal Hotel
Listing Date: 8 May 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1062486
English Heritage Legacy ID: 192955
Location: South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG31
District: South Kesteven
Electoral Ward/Division: Grantham St Wulfram's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Grantham
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Grantham St Wulfram
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
Angel and Royal Hotel
SK 9135 NW 8/49 8.5.50
One of the few remaining English medieval inns. Late C14, 2-storey, stone,
stone slate roof, good medieval front to street with original window,
buttresses, panelled parapet, carriageway on right with well-carved demi-
angel corbel above supporting oriel window, the windows have been fitted
with modern sashes, On the back, on north side of yard, long range of
late C18 date. 4-storey, brick with square-headed windows with shaped
tone arches with keystones, glazing bars, parapet. 2 Rain water heads
dated 1776. The range on the south side of the yard has been rebuilt at
the west end, but east end is late C18, brick, 3-storey with parapet; 5
windows with flat stone arches with keys and shaped tops, flush frames,
glazing bars. Low stable range cast of south wing late C18; brick, pantile
roof; 4 arched windows with semi-circular heads. Note. Headstops of
carriage-arch (much weathered) said to be Edward III and Queen Philippa.
Interior has vaulted soffit to bay window on ground floor with carved boss
with Pelican. C18 staircase. King John said to have stayed here.
Richard III signed the death warrant of the Duke of Buckingham here.
The Angel was illustrated in Pugin's "Contrasts". Photographs in N.M.R.
Listing NGR: SK9136335970
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