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The Bull

Date of photo: 1996

Picture source: Michael Croxford


 
The Bull was situated on the High Street. This grade-II listed pub has now been converted to a private house.
 
Listed building details:
House, now a public house. Circa 1700, N-W wing and stable early C19. Red brick in Flemish-bond with random blue bricks, front roughcast, S end painted. Stable and NW wing dark  weatherboarded. Steep old red tile roofs. A 2-cells, 2 storeys and attics, end chimneys and central entrance plan house, set back from road and facing E. Front has gable parapets with raking brick courses under fancy C19 ridge tiles, a flat-topped dormer on roofslope, 3 2-lights casement windows to 1st floor, 2 3-light transomed casement windows to ground floor and plat-band stepping up over central door. Small gabled roughcast and tiled porch. Internal gable chimney each end, larger at S, with shallow vertical recess between square shafts. Single-storey gabled extension to
N end set back and slated lean-to to rear. 2-storeys 2 windows wide NW rear wing with internal chimneys at each gable and lower small stable at W end. Interior has 2 rooms to main range with entrance into S end of N room. Axial chamfered beams with ogee stops, stair rising in S room and surviving original fireplace there with canted rear corners.
 

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