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Swan Inn

 

Picture source: Hania Franek


 
The Swan Inn was situated on the High Street. This grade-II* listed pub has now been converted into three houses.
Source: David Fisher
 

 
Listed building details:
Section of former Swan Inn, now 2 separate dwellings. Late C16, restored in the C19 and altered in the C20. Squared and coursed rubble with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins, dressed stone to windows, wooden lintels and gabled stone slate roof with 3 stone stacks. Two dwellings parallel to market place with Old Swan House (q.v.) to rear forming L-shaped plan. Two-storey, 4-window east front. No 19 to right has a 3-light chamfered cross-mullion with small leaded pane casements and hoodmould to ground floor right, large 3-light plate glass window with flush cambered-headed strainer arch above to left and 2-light chamfered mullions to upper floor. Central part glazed C20 door and further doorway to left with Tudor arch and plank door with glazed panel. No 21 to left has 3-light late C19 wooden cross-mullion windows to ground floor with flush cambered-headed strainer arches above and stone mullions to upper floor: 2-light to left and 5-light cross-mullion to right with hoodmould. Central panelled door with top 2 panels glazed. Interior. No 19 has circular newel staircase; roof structure renewed and heightened in the C19. No 21 has been extensively renovated. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, 1975)
 

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Picture source: Hania Franek

Date of photo: 2016

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