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Green Dragon Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in St Matthew's, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5833 / 52°34'59"N

Longitude: -1.9791 / 1°58'44"W

OS Eastings: 401514

OS Northings: 298383

OS Grid: SP015983

Mapcode National: GBR 2F2.WV

Mapcode Global: WHBG1.KBSG

Entry Name: Green Dragon Inn

Listing Date: 13 September 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219087

Location: Walsall, WS1

County: Walsall

Electoral Ward/Division: St Matthew's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Walsall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Walsall St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WALSALL MB HIGH,STREET (north side)
SP 01 98 SE
16/47 Green Dragon Inn
13.09.82
GV
II

Public house. Said to be c1773 with bay window added between 1783 and 1817,
incorporating part of earlier guildhall, and now being converted into shops
(September 1985). Stuccoed brick. Three storeys. Facade has three-storey
canted bay window, with moulded cornice and bands between floors, C20 metal
casements-with glazing bars, and parapet stepped up in centre. Doorcase to
right. Interior: on the first floor the brickwork of the east wall is
exposed and shows a break in the brickwork where the late C18 front was added.
There are also fragments of a timber-frame embedded in the wall: some studs
and a small section of a rail. Three ceiling beams with mouldings of C16
type are re-used and are not related to the wall-framing. The second floor
was not fully accessible, but the roof is said by the VCH to contain timbers
re-used from a C15 or C16 timber-framed building. (VCH, Staffs, Vol VII, p 218).


Listing NGR: SP0151498383

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