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Statutory Address:

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

Tewkesbury (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 89310 32671



SO8932 BARTON STREET 859-1/6/72 (South side) 04/03/52 No.85 Plough Inn (Formerly Listed as: BARTON STREET (South side) Plough Hotel)


Inn. Late C16 or early C17, large late C19 extension, modified early C19 and late C20 street front. Timber-framing, square-panelled to first floor and close-studded to ground floor, plaster panels, brick extensions, tile roofs, brick stacks. PLAN: parallel front spans a wide carriageway to the right, and is linked to the late Victorian block with a narrow wing which also has a small internal courtyard adjoining No.83 (qv); ground floor has been opened up, with loss of any early features. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and basement, 3-windowed. Three 2-light gabled C18 dormers above 16-pane sashes in moulded architraves. Underbuilt ground floor in mock framing, with a 3-light early C20 casement with transom, and decorative leading with coloured glass, to left, and pair of part-glazed doors of the same period to right. Rear of main block in square panel framing, with a 4-pane sash over the carriageway. This connects by a shallow wing to the red brick extensions, in which the first part has, at ground floor, a wide 7-light casement with decorative leading and coloured Art Nouveau glass, all under a wide segmental brick arch. A similar 6-light window and glazing has been inserted in opposite wall of this part of the extension; this wall, enclosing small yard, in heavy C16 or C17 square-panel framing; at first floor a 2-light casement has been continued to a dormer window. Beyond this narrow link the remainder is roughly detailed red brickwork with stone dressings, but including a doorway with ornate surround and stone pediment. INTERIOR was in process of alteration at the time of survey, with all new fittings to ground floor. Some framing exposed in upper floor. Basement includes some rubble stone walling, including the transverse rear wall, now faced with concrete block. 2 chamfered beams, one of these propped on a haunched post. Early (late C16 or C17) cellar extended in long unit in brick in various compartments, including arched bins.

Listing NGR: SO8931032671


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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: 17 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04182/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Brookes. Source Historic England Archive
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