This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WOKINGHAM ROSE STREET SU 8168 NW (North west side) 18/50 Nos. 56 and 58 (The Metropolitan Public House) 2.10.69 G.V. II Hall house, now public house. Mid C15, altered C18 and C20. Timber framed encased in painted render and pebbledash; old tile roof gabled, and hipped on left half. L-plan of 2 or 3 framed bays much altered on ground floor. 2 storeys and cellar. Chimney at rear. Black painted plinth. Road front:- 3 irregular sash windows with glazing bars, 4 panes wide on first floor, 6 panes wide on ground. 6 panel door to left of centre in doorcase of panelled pilasters, small brackets and flat hood.
Interior:-most of timber frame exposed on first floor with jowled posts and large tension braces.
Listing NGR: SU8136368754
Copyright IoE Brian Steptoe. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Steptoe, Brian
Rights Holder: Steptoe, Brian
Pebbledash, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Hall House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational