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White Hart

Picture source: Hania Franek


The White Hart was situated on the Market Place. This grade-II listed pub closed in 1989.

Listed building details:
Inn. Reputed to date from 1475, recorded as inn from 1750; fabric now mostly C17 and later. Rubble or random coursed rubble stone with large flush quoins to west end, stone slate roof to front, some slate and artificial stone slate to rear, various stacks including 2 external stacks on west end and with one stone ridge stack with decorative cornice probably of C17. Very long range along street, now incorporating former cottages and small stable- type building at east end, but formerly ending with range including cross gabled wing. Mostly 2 storeys, with small rear wing at west end and lean-to across part of rear of main section. At west end, 2 small sashes probably of late C17, one 18-pane, one 12-pane, with original glazing bars and large quoins, inserted plate glass window below and originally wider door to right with timber lintel. Two small 4-pane sashes on first floor and 2 C20 three-light below to right, adjacent to jettied timber-framed gable with incised render front and 15-pane sash (5 over 10), and C20 window below. Scattered fenestration to remaining blocks with several blocked openings with timber lintels, including the former cottage doorways. Gable is stone built at rear.

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