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Latitude: 50.9928 / 50°59'34"N
Longitude: -1.7435 / 1°44'36"W
OS Eastings: 418095
OS Northings: 121521
OS Grid: SU180215
Mapcode National: GBR 528.Q0K
Mapcode Global: FRA 767H.8KZ
Entry Name: The Kings Arms
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355726
English Heritage Legacy ID: 319645
Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5
Civil Parish: Downton
Built-Up Area: Downton
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
DOWNTON HIGH STREET
6/86 No 9 (The Kings Arms)
Inn. C15 timber-framed ranges with original roof, refacing of
south front mid C18, west front refaced late C18. Timber-frame
faced in Flemish bond brick, hipped tiled roof with brick stacks.
L-plan, through passage. 2-storey, 7-window. To right is
chamfered, Tudor-arched door surround with tiled canopy, one 6-pane
sash to right, to left are five 6-pane sashes and one blind window;
all segmental-headed. First floor has six 6-pane sashes and one
blind window. Ground floor brick has scratched date: WL 1746.
Left return has central 6-panelled door with flat wooden hood on
brackets, to right is segmental-headed tripartite sash, to left are
inserted double planked doors. First floor has two 6-pane sashes
and one blind window. To left of door is brick with scratched
date: MD 1765. To rear are two projecting wings, right one with
half-hipped roof. Central range has two planked doors, two 2-light
casements to first floor. Wing to left has 2-light and 3-light
casements to ground floor and half-dormer to attic, verandah with
slate roof. Attached to rear left is single-storey extension with
2-light casements and slate roof.
Interior has chamfered ceiling beams in east range, some surviving
timber-framing on ground floor to east wall and first floors to
west and north walls. Roof trusses have cambered tie-beams with
pairs of 'V' struts to collars.
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)
Listing NGR: SU1810421530
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