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The White Hart Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton (South Somerset), Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0536 / 51°3'12"N

Longitude: -2.7285 / 2°43'42"W

OS Eastings: 349035

OS Northings: 128501

OS Grid: ST490285

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSN4

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.GTW

Entry Name: The White Hart Inn

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262990

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (South side)

9/184 The White Hart Inn
(formerly listed as The White
Hart Hotel)

17.4.59

GV II

Inn. Apparently a late C18 refront of a much earlier building. Local lias stone cut and roughly squared, painted ashlar
dressings; clay pantiled roof hipped at east end, stepped coped gable to west, behind parapet; stone and brick chimney
stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays. Rendered plinth, plain end pilasters, moulded coping to plain parapet: 16-pane sash
windows in plain openings under timber lintols to first floor; below, double plain sash window in Regency style
shopfront surround bay 1; 9 panel door with Regency flanking timber pilasters and plain timber hood on brackets,
carrying timber model of a white hart, bay 2; triple plain sash window under timber lintol spanning bays 3 and 4; and
wide boarded door under timber lintol bay 5; C20 hanging sign at first floor level. Interior not seen, but VCH reports
an open timber roof of late medieval date on the upper floor of what was a gable cross wing. Earlier known as 'The Bear
Inn'. (VCR, Volum\e III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4903928493

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