This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WOKINGHAM MARKET PLACE SU 8168 NW (East side) 18/30 No.30 (Ye Olde Rose Inne) 12.11.51 G.V. II Inn, now restaurants and bars. Early C15, altered C19 and C20.
Part timber framed, part painted brick; old tile gabled roofs. Formerly H-plan now L-plan; front section partly rebuilt replica, in late C20 of C18 re-fronting destroyed by fire, but still retaining 2 timber framed bays. A further 6 framed bays behind this with the last a gabled crosswing framed separately. Adjoining this a former brick stable block. C20 extensions within internal angle. 2 storeys with one storey extensions.
Road front:- black painted plinth, bracketed cornice, parapet with small coping. 8 bays, with wide angular bay on first floor to left of centre, projecting on cast iron columns, over recessed entry with a pair of large 6-panelled doors, flanked by Doric pilasters. Sash windows with glazing bars. The rear is irregular. The former stable block has an old tile gabled roof and a chimney cut down on ridge; Two 2-light and one 3-light casements with glazing bars in openings with chamfered brick jambs and heads with plain stops; wooden cills. Ground floor windows similar but without chamfered openings. Interior:- Large fine quality timbers visible mostly on ground floor with heavy joists and large principal beams, some plain, some chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. First floor open to roof with mostly C20 softwood timbers set in a traditional form. The original timbers remain in the principal roof trusses. The end cross wing of 2 framed bays has heavy jowled posts, redundant crown post and clasped side purlins ; with C20 replacement rafters and curved windbraces. V.C.H.
Vol. 111 p.226.
Listing NGR: SU8124968536
Copyright IoE Brian Steptoe. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Steptoe, Brian
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Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Monument <By Form>, Inn, Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, Restaurant, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Public House, Licensed Premises, Recreational, Stable, Agriculture And Subsistence, Animal Shed, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Transport