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Golden Lion

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The Golden Lion was situated on the High Street. This grade-II listed pub is now in residential use.

Source: David Fisher
Listed building details:
Golden House and attached 7/113 Outbuilding GV II House. C17 with C19 fenestration and dated T.S. 1855 on 2 window keystones. Chert and stone rubble walls with large stone quoins. Concrete tile roof with gable-ends and hipped corner, with 4 brick stacks at ridge and gable-ends. L-shaped plan, with door on North-East side. Two storeys with the 4-window range at right angles to street. Ground floor windows: C20 metal frames. First-floor: C19 cast-iron casements. Interior: Deep-chamfered ceiling beam with run-out stops. Large open fireplace at rear with chamfered lintel. Attached out-building along street; rubble walls, brick quoins, slate roof. Golden House forms an important group-feature in the High Street. Its curving street-frontage is notable.

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