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White Horse Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel St. Mary, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0024 / 52°0'8"N

Longitude: 1.0557 / 1°3'20"E

OS Eastings: 609840

OS Northings: 238183

OS Grid: TM098381

Mapcode National: GBR TNB.HQ4

Mapcode Global: VHLBY.7XYT

Entry Name: White Horse Inn

Listing Date: 30 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278830

Location: Capel St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Capel St. Mary

Built-Up Area: Capel St Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

White Horse Inn


Public House. C15 or earlier with later alterations and additions. C18 and C19
facade. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. Large red brick.
chimney stack to left return, large, off centre left, rear of ridge chimney stack
to central range. 2 storeys. The central hall range has a roof of 2 levels with
the chimney stack shared by both levels, right and left crosswings with a further
C18/C19 range to left, hipped to left. C19 barge boards, brackets and batten
decoration to gables. 3:2:1 first floor, 2:1:1 ground floor, C19 vertically
sliding sash windows with horns, that to centre of ground floor an angled bay
with hipped roof. Left and right C20 doors with top lights. Internal features
include heavy storey post to rear of central hall. Fine inserted early C16
ceiling, the beams and wall plates moulded and carved with foliage, carved
stops. Heavy stop chamfered bridging joists to crosswings. One arched brace
remains to the crosswing tie beams, but the sawn off braces are still visible.
The hall roof has been raised to road face and the rear is mainly covered except
for the base of a heavy rafter supported by the moulded storey post. C18/C19
fireplace, reeded surround with patera and cast iron grate. The large, blocked
chimney stack retains a fragment of a moulded mantel beam.

Listing NGR: TM0984038183

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