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Red Lion

Date of photo: c1910

Picture source: Dennis Powney


 
The Red Lion was situated at 1 The Chantry. This grade-II listed pub was present by 1801 when the publican was Elizabeth Grey. It closed in 1826 and is now in residential use.
 

 
Listed building details:
House, later C17 on C15 core, painted and rendered rubble stone main range with hipped stone slate roof and rear stack. Painted brick range to right with Bridgwater tile roof and ridge stack. Main house is 2-storey-and-attic, 3-window range with 2-storey hipped-roof projecting porch to right. Flush quoins to north east angle. Two first floor leaded casement pairs and ground floor 6-light leaded casement with one iron opening light. Porch has rendered upper floor, probably timber-framed with similar casement pair. Ground floor pair of massive Doric half-columns and turned baluster screens each side. Behind columns on front is original timber doorcase with similar baluster screens each side. Six-panel door with overlight. Range to right is 2-storey, originally timber-framed, raised and refronted in painted brick in early C19. Two-window range of leaded casement pairs and central door, lower openings with cambered heads. Framing is exposed on west end wall. Thin square framing on rear wall. Interior not inspected: said to have cruck in centre and moulded stone fireplace in upper left-hand room (1952 Devizes R.D. List). House is possibly the chaplain's house for the Tocotes chantry in Bromham church, built 1492. From 1751 to 1825 was the Red Lion
pub.
 

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