Bear Cottages / The Bear Inn

20 Aug 1999
Bear Cottages, 1-3 High Street, Box, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN13 8NR
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Bear Cottages, 1-3 Church Lane, Box, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN13 8NR
The Bear Inn, High Street, Box, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN13 8NR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET (north side)

3/163 The Bear Inn and Nos 1 to 3 (consec) Bear Cottages


Inn, early C19 attached to range of late C17 or early C18 cottages.

Inn, facing High St, ashlar with slate low-pitched hipped roof.

Two storeys, 3-window range, the right side canted forward. Raised plinth, floor band, moulded cornice and parapet. Three first floor 12-pane sashes, ground floor 16-pane sash, double doors in projecting Roman Doric ashlar porch, 2 columns and pilaster responds, and, to right, ashlar canted bay with 12-pane front window and 8-pane side window. Twelve-pane sash to each floor of west end wall. Bear Cottages, to rear, are at a lower level, facing east. Rubble stone with stone tiled roof, axial ridge stack and corner stack on wall-face. Coped north gable. Two and a half storeys with 2 coped dormer gables, each with 2-light recessed ovolo-moulded mullion window and hoodmould. Four-window range to first floor of sash windows in bead-moulded surrounds, a pair to left, single to centre, narrow single with thick glazing bars and then large single window to right. Ground floor, from left, a row of mullion windows 2-3-2 lights with dripstone, 6-panel door to No 1 in chamfered doorcase, a pair of 12-pane sashes, and a 6-panel door to No 2 in timber porch. North end wall has 2-light recessed cyma-moulded attic mullion window and bead-moulded ground floor single light. Rear wing with coped west gable and paired upper 12- pane sashes. Attached is No 3, a later extension with coped west gable and west end stack, 2 upper 12-pane sashes, ground floor casement pair and dooor in chamfered surround. C20 2-storey extension beyond.

Listing NGR: ST8232968492


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0046 IOE Records taken by Kim Aplin; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Kim Aplin. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Aplin, Kim

Rights Holder: Aplin, Kim


Ashlar, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Inn, Commercial, Residential Building