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Nags Head

 

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The Nags Head was situated on the Market Square. This pub was present by 1822 when William Coombes was the publican. The building dates from the 18th century and is grade-II listed. It is now used as an Indian restaurant.
 
Listed building details:
Inn. C18, remodelled c1850. Ham Hill stone ashlar with slate roof and brick stacks to gable ends. 3 storeys; 2-window range. The cornice and blocking course are slightly lower than those of the adjacent buildings; all windows are late C19 tripartite 1/1-pane sashes, those to the first and second-floors in moulded architraves with panelled keystones, the second-floor ones are smaller with bracketed cills; the first-floor has a cill-course. The door and tripartite window to the left, which has stone mullions, have Gibbs surrounds with floating cornices; each light, including the overlight of
2 panes, has Tudor-style arches with carved spandrels. The space between the first and second-floor has a painted sign with a C20 hanging sign below. INTERIOR: ground floor only inspected, remodelled C20. HISTORY: in 1751, out of the 35 inns in the town, The Nag's head was among the 4 leading ones.
 

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