This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TG5207NW CHURCH PLAIN 839-1/12/16 (South side) 27/06/53 No.7 Hardys (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH PLAIN No.7 Wrestler's Inn)
Public house. Late C18, extensively rebuilt and truncated in C20 after bomb damage. Red brick with burnt headers under a machine-tiled roof. 3-storey facade to the north; 3-window range. C20 public house facade composed of 3 pairs of Roman Doric columns framing windows with perpendicular and arched glazing bars. Right and left are doorways. Three 9/9 horned segmental sashes to the first floor, under gauged arches. Gault brick platband at second floor. Three 6/8 first-floor sashes. Eaves cornice with paired modillions. Gabled roof, hipped to the west. Stack on front roof slope. East and west return walls rebuilt C20, the former with a shaped gable. West return has a C20 bow window to the ground floor, a C20 Venetian first-floor window and a 6/6 second-floor sash. INTERIOR: main bar with a moulded fire surround. West bar with a frieze of late C20 paintings depicting scenes from the life of Lord Nelson, who is reputed to have addressed the populace from here on 6 November 1800 after having received the freedom of the borough.
Listing NGR: TG5233207881
© Mr Nigel Gallant. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Gallant, Nigel
Rights Holder: Gallant, Nigel
Brick, Tile, Georgian Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational
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