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. The building was listed for sale in 2019.

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

Location

    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