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Latitude: 51.054 / 51°3'14"N
Longitude: -2.7274 / 2°43'38"W
OS Eastings: 349113
OS Northings: 128552
OS Grid: ST491285
Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSZ9
Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.H83
Entry Name: Red Lion Hotel, with Front Boundary Railings Attached
Listing Date: 17 April 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177452
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262983
Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Somerton
Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (East side)
9/161 Red Lion Hotel, with front
boundary railings attached
(including premises adjoining Red
(P 0) formerly listed as a
Hotel. Mostly c1770, with modifications, but possibly retaining earlier fragments. Local lias stone cut and squared,
with Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 wide bays.
plinth, cornice, plain parapet, thin toothed ashlar quoins; centre bay has plain pilasters, string course to impost
level of central 3 centred triple keystoned arch, open pediment with arms of the Earls of Ilchester in tympanum; 4+12+4
pane composite sash windows to outer bays both levels; 8+12+8 pane sash windows bays 2 and 4, and Venetian window to
central bay upper: between bays 1 and 2, and 4 and 5, are C20 boarded doors with C20 stone surrounds, the left
pedimented, the right with heavy flat stone hood on brackets. Interior and rear buildings around courtyard radically
altered in later C20. Attached to front, small stone kerb to plinth height, with wrot iron railings with simple twist
spikes, enclosing small areas to each of the 4 outer bays, with returns to facade. Impressive facade with important
streetscape value. north end was formerly adapted to form post office, now reincorporated into hotel. (VCH, Volume III,
Listing NGR: ST4911328547
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