New Inn / 20 And 22 High Street

6 Aug 1999
New Inn, High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QB
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20 And 22 High Street, Chard Town, South Somerset, Somerset, TA20 1QB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


ST3108 HIGH STREET 756-1/3/94 (North side) 29/07/76 Nos.20 AND 22


Inn, now part of the museum. Late C16/early C17 with later alterations. Coursed flint and limestone rubble; painted stone lintels with keystones to ground floor. 3-unit through-passage plan. 2 storeys, 3-window range. The first floor has 2-light casements, each with 4 panes, under wooden lintels. The ground floor of No.22, to the left, has keyed stone lintel over central C20 door between 2 enlarged C19 sashes of 4/4-panes; carriage entry to right. INTERIOR: the ground floor retains an open fireplace with an oak lintel to the front of the left party wall. Stop-chamfered beams flank the former through-passage, that to the left has mortices to former studding, some wattle-and-daub preserved as an exhibit, and to the rear end are notches cut in former door jambs to receive an arch. The first floor has a rear stack to an open fireplace with an oak lintel and wide oak floorboards to the central room. Roof not accessible. HISTORY: formerly the New Inn.

Listing NGR: ST3191708568


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0196 IOE Records taken by Richard Bland; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Bland. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bland, Richard

Rights Holder: Bland, Richard


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