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Mid Devon (District Authority)
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SS 70 SW 2/20

BOW BOW (north side) Kings Arms Inn


Public house. Probably late C18-early C19. Plastered cob and rubble; stone rubble stacks with plastered brick chimney shafts; slate roof. Main block faces south and comprises 1 room either side of large central carriageway, the left (western) room has rear lateral stack and right (eastern) room has axial stack backing onto carriageway. To rear of right room is a service block at right angles containing bars and stores with chambers above and a cellar below, these converted from stables and stores. C19 additions at right angles to rear of left room. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window front of original 16-pane sashes and stucco front is incised as ashlar. Carriageway has large C19 double plank doors at both ends and C19 front doorcase comprising flanking low pilasters beneath ornate cast iron brackets which carry a flat hood with moulded entablature. Interior has plain carpentry detail where exposed including a large rubble fireplace with plain oak lintel resting on oak pads in left bar. Main block has mid C19 king post truss roof. The layout of Barakel (q.v.) adjoining to left suggests that Kings Arms built partly in upper end of a C16 hall house and party wall is the upper hall partition. According to owner this was site of C17 maltings.

Listing NGR: SS7223801733


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

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Date: 25 Sep 2005
Reference: IOE01/14774/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Hedley R. Hooper. Source Historic England Archive
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