Crown Hotel

31 Oct 2004
Crown Hotel, 90 And 92 High Street, Southwold, Waveney, Suffolk
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Crown Hotel, 90 High Street, Southwold, Waveney, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TM5076 HIGH STREET 588-1/7/64 (North East side) 21/04/49 Nos.90 AND 92 Crown Hotel (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (East side) No.90 Crown Hotel)


Hotel, now incorporating adjoining house, formerly No.92. c1740 with early C18 origins; early C19 extension at rear and front extension c1860; further extensions at rear of C20: adjoining house incorporated in late C20. Painted brick with hipped slate roof and brick stacks on rear and north roof slopes. Inn sign bracket of wrought- and cast-iron. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and dormer attic; 5-window front defined by rusticated quoins; 2-storey 1-window extension to left: to right, adjoining house, former No.92, has 2-storey 2-window front. Original block has central portico porch of fluted Greek Doric columns with entablature and C19 projecting cast-iron lamp and bracket. Windows are replacement 6/6 horned sashes in original flush frames. Corner of extension formerly fitted with bar door, now blocked with a 6/6 sash window. Windows to right are paired 6/6 horned sashes to ground floor, one 2/2 unhorned sash above, all under moulded and dentilled cornices on foliate brackets. Full width console cornice to eaves. Four flat-topped dormers have 2/2 horned sashes. Adjoining house has multi-paned window to left of doorway and two 2/2 sashes to first floor. Attached to the main front is a bracket extending over street, the spandrel pierced by a trefoil and roundels, C20 decorative sign plate suspended beneath a bifurcated overthrow: C20 sign plate replaces a timber board. Rear: C18 3-light casement survives in early C18 gabled cross wing: other windows C20. INTERIOR: mid C18 closed-string staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. One early C18 chamfered bridging beam to ground-floor room to right, C20 replicas elsewhere. Assembly room to first floor is plain. No.92 formerly listed 22/11/71. (Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold: 1988-: 27; Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in Photographs: Southwold: 1983-: 15).

Listing NGR: TM5076076204


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0405 IOE Records taken by Angela Clark; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Angela Clark. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clark, Angela

Rights Holder: Clark, Angela


Brick, Slate, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Hostel, Commercial, Residential Building