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Green Man

Date of photo: 2011

Picture source: Google Streetview


 

The Green Man was situated on the A15. This pub is now in residential use. It was present by 1741 and closed in the 1870s. A grade-II listed pub.
 
Listed building details:
Public house and attached clubhouse, then farmhouse, now two houses. c1700, 1741 and restored C19. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar and render dressings. Pantile roofs with ashlar coped gables. A single ridge, a single lateral and 2 gable brick stacks. Flush ashlar quoins. Two storey. Main block 4 bays, with an off centre doorway, with 6 panel part glazed door, and a Doric pilaster surround, supporting entablature and pediment. Flanked by single glazing bar sashes with 2 similar sashes beyond to the right. Above, 4 similar slightly smaller sashes. All these windows have rendered, rusticated wedge lintels. To the right a lower connecting wing, with a half glazed door, reached up 3 steps, and topped with a segment brick head. Above a small glazing bar sliding sash. To the right again, the former clubhouse, with chamfered ashlar plinth, and single bay gabled front, which has a large Venetian windows with a plain ashlar surround, and blocked side lights and fanlights. Above a single plain sash under a brick segment head, and a blocked opening above. The clubhouse was built c1741 for the members of the Lincoln Club, a group of local noblemen and gentlemen, probably at the expense of Thomas Chaplin of Blankney Hall. It once contained plaster roundels each with a bust of a club member. Source: Country Life, Sept 15th 1944, p473.
 

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