White Horse Hotel, 4, High Street, Wincanton - South Somerset

Inn dated 1733 built by Nathaniel Ireson in free baroque style. Local stone cut and squared with painted ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof behind parapet, simple gables; brick end chimney stacks. Three-storey and three bays to road. Early cross-wing, also second cross-wing with columns that may relate to use as an inn. Early C20 dance hall at the rear. Building in poor condition with façade parting from roof, and floors decayed. Work had commenced on site but has now stopped.

White Horse Hotel, 4, High Street, Wincanton - South Somerset
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: WHITE HORSE HOTEL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1274102
  • Local Planning Authority: South Somerset
  • Site Type: Commercial > Hotel


  • Building Name: White Horse Hotel
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: South Somerset
  • Parish: Wincanton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Somerton and Frome
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA