Red Lion Inn / 6 Sheep Street

21 Aug 1999
Red Lion Inn, Sheep Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 7AA
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6 Sheep Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 7AA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5410 HIGHWORTH SHEEP STREET (north side) No 6 (formerly listed as Red Lion Inn) SU 2092 NW 18/328 26.1.55



C17, former Red Lion Inn with C18 brick front. Very much altered and restored.

Two and a half storeys. Plinth. Painted brick. Stone tile roof with 2 gabled dormers and gable end brick chimneys. Moulded wooden eaves cornice projecting over modillions on moulded strip. Two 6 light modern casements on first floor.

Band with moulded base over ground floor. Formerly 4 windows on ground floor with rubbed brick flat arches, now one to left of 6 lights and 2 to right.

Central door with modern triangular hood. Iron hoops below ground floor windows a reminder that sheep pens were erected beside these houses on market days.

Listing NGR: SU2019792512


This is part of the Series: IOE\Gigg_Melvyn IOE Records for Gigg, Melvyn; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Melvyn Gigg. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Gigg, Melvyn

Rights Holder: Gigg, Melvyn


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