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Pickwicks Inn

Picture source: Russell Judge


The Pickwicks Inn was situated on The Square. This grade-II listed pub was originally known as The Kings Arms. It closed in 2008 and is now used as a fish and chip shop.

Listed building details:
Attached restaurant formerly the site of The King's Arms. Rear burnt 1781. C17 and later C20 ground floor alterations. Dressed stone walls. Plain tile roof with stone gable-coping at right hand. Shallower pitch at centre. Short C20 brick stack at right hand. 2 1/2 storeys. 2 windows, ground floor with 2 wide canted bays with glazing-bars. Continuous wooden cornice over. C19, renewed. First floor: 2 3-light stone mullions (ovolos) with metal casements. Continuous returned labd over these windows. Top storey under a shallower central pitch. 3-light wooden casements. Wood cills. C20
2-leaf front door at centre, wooden with glazing-bars. Return range along Hogshill Street: 2 storeys and dormers. 3 windows, 2- and 3-light stone mullions (ovolos) with separate returned labels over. Metal casements.


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