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Red Lion Hotel

Picture source: Roger Fillingham

The Red Lion Hotel was situated on the Market Place. This pub closed in the 1990s is now used as flats. A grade-II listed building
Source: Robert Vevers
Listed building details:
Hotel and shop; C17, 1835, with C20 alterations. Rendered brick, stucco dressings, slate partially hipped roof, 4 brick ridge stacks. 3 storey, 5 bay front, moulded cornice, lead downpipe with rainwater hopper. Off centre doorway covered by porch suported on engaged Tuscan columns supporting a frieze and entablature. Porch has side lights. To left a further C20 glazed doorway, to right a modified C19 glazing bar sash. Beyond a basket carriage arch with plain capitals and a raised keystone. On the first floor are 5 glazing bar sashes. On the second floor 5 further similar windows. All sashes have narrow sills and shallow splayed stucco lintels. On the corner to High Street is a glazed door to 27B and on the corner itself is a 4 light late C19 shop window with timber mullions which follows the curvature of the wall. On the upper floors are 2 similar windows all with shaped stucco keystones. On the High Street is an irregular single bay of fenestration; on the ground floor a plain window, on the first floor a small opening light and on the 2nd floor a blank opening. Further down High Street is an earlier but attached block, probably C17. This is of 3 irregular bays on the ground floor and 2 above and is of 2 storeys with a steeply pitched pantiled gabled roof with raised gable and kneeler. A central axial stack, and first floor band with plain eaves band. Off centre C19 4 panelled door with to right 2 glazing bar sashes. On the first floor 2 smaller similar windows. To rear, on first floor, large late C18 room with some contemporary fittings presumably former ballroom.

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Name Dates Comments
Anne Jacques 1992/1993 Landlady