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Red Cow

Picture source: Donnylad


 
The Red Cow was situated on the High Street. A grade-II listed pub.
 
Listed building details:
Hotel and Assembly Room. C17, refronted and raised c.1800, altered late C19 and C20. Colourwashed and rendered brick, stucco dressings, slate roof, 2 gable and single ridge stacks. 3 storey, 7 bay front with first and second floor stucco bands. Overhanging eaves. Off-centre double panelled doors with leaded fanlight in a plain stucco pilastered surround and C20 projecting glazed hood, flanked by pairs of C20 windows. To right an open segmental carriage arch, with plain imposts and key block, beyond again a further C20 window. To first floor are 6 glazing bar sashes with to left a C19 rectangular oriel window on scrolled wrought iron brackets and hipped lead roofs. To second floor are 7 further sashes. All windows have cambered heads. To right an added tall single storey plus cellar 3 bay Assembly Room with concrete tiled roof. 3 grilled lights to cellar. Above are 3 tall glazing bar sashes with cill band, splayed brick arched heads and key blocks. In the right hand side of the carriageway is a 6 panel door leading to the Assembly Room with radiating fanlight, wood panelled reveals, fluted wooden pilasters with paterae, semi-circular head with keystone. Interior of the hotel has semi-circular niches with fluted pilasters flanking the fireplaces in both front rooms. Beam with run out stops. The Assembly Room is reached up a staircase with mahogany handrail. It has a flat segmental blank arch with fluted pilasters and roundels with matching architraves to windows and doors. Plaster cornice above suspended ceiling.
 

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Date of photo: 1950s

Picture source: David Gray