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The Boar's Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4913 / 52°29'28"N

Longitude: -2.9979 / 2°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 332341

OS Northings: 288626

OS Grid: SO323886

Mapcode National: GBR B6.J2MG

Mapcode Global: VH75X.ZNH0

Entry Name: The Boar's Head Inn

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256945

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


12/35 No. 28 (The Boar's
- Head Inn)


House, now inn. C17 with early- to mid-C19 refacing and partial under-
building, and C20 additions at rear. Timber framed, partly rebuilt and
refaced probably in coursed limestone rubble, stuccoed (incised to
represent ashlar), and slate roof with catslide over outshut at rear.
5 framed bays. Basement and 2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-centre
to right, lateral integral brick stack off-centre to left at front, and
lateral semi-integral brick stack off-centre to left at rear. 5 windows
across first floor, late-C19 two-light casements; 4 ground floor 16-
pane glazing bar sashes, 3 to left with flush frames; boarded door
between first and second windows from right with late-C20 glazed lean-
to porch. Later addition to south at rear. Interior: evidence of
former jettied first floor to right-hand framed bay (see shaped brackets
and bressumer).

Listing NGR: SO3234188626

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