The King And Queen Inn

21 Aug 1999
The King And Queen Inn, 14 And 15 High Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 7AG
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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 HIGH STREET (south side) Nos 14 and 15 SU 2092 SW 18/276 26.1.55 (The King and Queen Inn)



C18 remodelling of mid C17 houses.

Six bay house, possibly always an inn. Two and a half storeys stucco fronted with band over ground floor. Stone slate roof with large central brick stack and gable end chimney to left. Three gabled dormers. Flush moulded frames to glazing bar sash windows. Wooden dentil eaves cornice carried around to the 2 hipped roofed 2 storey bays, left hand bay a tower porte-cochere with moulded caps to posts and a 5 light window over; large ledged doors. Right hand bay and the 3 ground floor bay windows have reeded pilasters. into doors.

In through passage of No 16 can be seen the west gable wall with close studded circa 1600 ground floor treatment with 2 low arched doors; slightly later timber framed and rendered extension to south-west. To rear: 2 gabled extensions and 2 half-hipped gables, one with stone sundial (hours marked, said to be marked "W.L.1677"). Pump. Modern tile roofing to rear.

Listing NGR: SU2013192440


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0800 IOE Records taken by Melvyn Gigg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Melvyn Gigg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Gigg, Melvyn

Rights Holder: Gigg, Melvyn


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