BRIDGE INN PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306502
Date first listed:
11-Nov-1952
Statutory Address:
BRIDGE INN PUBLIC HOUSE, BRIDGE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
BRIDGE INN PUBLIC HOUSE, BRIDGE HILL

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

County:
Devon
District:
Exeter (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 96974 88225

Details

SX 9668 BRIDGE HILL 871/18/720 TOPSHAM 11-NOV-52 BRIDGE INN PUBLIC HOUSE

II Public house. Probably of C18 origin with lower, right-hand wing late C18/early C19, and at rear former brewery and malt-house of similar date. MATERIALS: earliest part of cob and stone, right-hand wing brick below and tile hung above under hipped roof. Rear wing mixture of cob, stone and brick. Part of rear wing slate-hung. Walls painted pink apart for slate-hung portion. Roofs slated except for left-hand lean-to with pantiles and left side of rear wing with pantiles and asbestos sheeting. Brick ridge stacks. PLAN: 2 public rooms in right hand half of main range leading off corridor, further public room in former brewery/malt-house. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Single storey lean-to addition on left. In original block 3 windows below, 4 above. Windows in left-hand have bay casements, others have sashes. 2 doors. Right-hand wing has 3-sided bay projection with sash windows to ground and first floors. On return 3-light sashes to ground and first floor windows. Further to right mixture of casement and sash windows of varied dtails. INTERIOR: small left-hand lounge with high level cupboard set in back wall and high back curved settle, glazed above, defining one wall of corridor. Hatch cut c1945 to serving area/private parlour. Tap room at front with fixed seating, panelled behind, and 2 tiers of cupboards to left of fireplace. Panelling in corridor with horizontal boarding. Between lounge and former brewery/malt-house small room with brick built furnace that provided hot air for hop-drying and malting operations. Brewery/malt-house is a large rectangular room, malting floor removed with mid-C20 brick fireplace and one hop-shoot survives. Front part of this public house is remarkable for survival of its C19 planning and fittings.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
88891
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.

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Date: 31 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08861/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Jean M. King. Source Historic England Archive
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