RED LION HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208486
Date first listed:
06-Sep-1974
Statutory Address:
RED LION HOTEL, MARKET STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
RED LION HOTEL, MARKET STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Crewkerne
National Grid Reference:
ST 44095 09716

Details

CREWKERNE

ST4409 MARKET STREET 876-1/7/129 (West side) 06/09/74 Red Lion Hotel

GV II

Former hotel, now unoccupied. Facade is early and late C19; earlier origins. MATERIALS: stucco, with painted plinth, rusticated quoins and surround to the main window; slate roof with brick stacks to gable ends and a tall one to centre of rear block. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 6-window range. The right half was symmetrical 3-window range with a carriage entrance to the left; the far left range is higher, with a crested roof, and may have been an adjoining house incorporated to the main block. Three 2-storey, slightly canted bays of paired 1/1-pane sashes with margin panes: 2 to right flank a Dutch-gabled entrance bay with a ball finial and a painted stone red lion on a C20 porch; above this is a round-arch 2/2-pane sash in a painted, rusticated architrave; in the gable are raised painted letters: THE RED LION HOTEL. Between the main block and the far left, taller range, is a carriage entrance with reeded pilasters, the top obscured by a C20 sign, filled in with wooden panelling which has a door to its left and many panes to the upper half. Above this, and to the right of the main, round-arched window, are 1/1-pane sashes with margin panes. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORY: in 1751 The Red Lion was among the 4 leading inns in Crewkerne.

Listing NGR: ST4409209714

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390406
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09070/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Steve Burman. Source Historic England Archive
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