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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1060262



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burrowbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271177

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BURROWBRIDGE VILLAGE 2/12 King Alfred Public House GV II

Public house. 1806 refronting of earlier inn, roof possibly altered early C20. Roughcast, double Roman tiled roof with slight bell cast, possibly originally gable fronted parallel range now hipped to small section of parapet on right return and brick stack rising from eaves on left return, another brick stack at rear of left gable end. L-plan with extension at rear. Two storeys, 3 bays, 16-pane sash windows and semi-circular headed window above semi-circular headed entrance, fanlight with radiating glazing bars, panelled door. Three bay right return with lower independently roofed extension beyond. Interior much altered. Recorded in 1710 as the Anchor and later known as the Bell, the name was changed to King Alfred c1806 when a new road from Lyng to Burrow Bridge (qv) was cut which necessitated the demolition of the front of the inn. (VCH Somerset, Vol 6, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST3577330433

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1992)

National Grid Reference: ST 35773 30433


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