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Little Gem

  Copyright Chris Whippet and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

The Little Gem was situated at 19 High Street.  This was a grade-II listed pub.
Listed building details:
House with cottage to left, now offices (to left) and public house (to right). C15 to right, C17 to left, with C18 and C19 elevations. Timber-framed and rendered, some incised. Plain tiled roof, stepped down to left in centre. Two-storey gabled dormer with casements to right of centre and end stack off-ridge to front at right. Central hipped projecting cross-wing with large gable to right and Cl9 barge-boards, pendant and finial, taking up most of the depth of the cross-wing. Smaller gable, with C19 barge-boards, pendant and finial, in left-hand re-entrant angle of cross-wing. 2 storeys to left and in cross-wing; 1 storey with attics to right. 1 glazing bar sash on 1st floor to left with tripartite glazing bar sash below. 1 glazing bar sash on 1st floor of re-entrant angle of cross-wing with casement below. 2-storey octagonal bay on end of cross-wing capped by steep octagonally-hipped roof. C20 bowed shop front on ground floor of right-hand block. Half-glazed door to left of canted bay on cross-wing and C20 boarded door to right of right-hand bow window. Interior: Substantial timber-frame visible.

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