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Latitude: 50.8104 / 50°48'37"N
Longitude: -4.3524 / 4°21'8"W
OS Eastings: 234359
OS Northings: 103842
OS Grid: SS343038
Mapcode National: GBR KB.Y96Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 16SY.L5H
Entry Name: The Crown and Sceptre
Listing Date: 18 December 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91937
Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22
Civil Parish: Holsworthy
Built-Up Area: Holsworthy
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 3403 HOLSWORTHY CP FORE STREET (East side)
16/34 The Crown and Sceptre
Inn. c.1910-20 on site of earlier building, main entrance blocked and resited mid C20.
Rough cast probably over brick, pilaster quoin strips and quoins to window openings
with flat lintels, crenellated parapet conceals roof. Plan: one room with carriageway
opening to right, building extended at rear. 3 storeys, 3 bays; first and second floors
sash windows with only one vertical glazing bar to lower frame, central window originally
the entrance, square-headed carriageway entrance with double wooden gates swept down to
centre and latticework upper panels. Entrance to bar now in re-entrant angle via C20
Georgian-style door incorporating fanlight. Interior mid-late C20. Photographs in the
bar show the public house on this site decorated for the coronation of Edward VII in
1901 when it was a 2 storey, 3 bay building with a steeply pitched roof, sash windows,
and a central entrance said to be a through passage to the stables at rear. Included
primarily for group value.
Listing NGR: SS3435903842
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