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THE WHITE HART INN

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.

Name: THE WHITE HART INN

List entry Number: 1307421

Location

THE WHITE HART INN, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262990

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP MARKET PLACE (South side)

9/184 The White Hart Inn (formerly listed as The White Hart Hotel)

17.4.59

GV II

Inn. Apparently a late C18 refront of a much earlier building. Local lias stone cut and roughly squared, painted ashlar dressings; clay pantiled roof hipped at east end, stepped coped gable to west, behind parapet; stone and brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 5 bays. Rendered plinth, plain end pilasters, moulded coping to plain parapet: 16-pane sash windows in plain openings under timber lintols to first floor; below, double plain sash window in Regency style shopfront surround bay 1; 9 panel door with Regency flanking timber pilasters and plain timber hood on brackets, carrying timber model of a white hart, bay 2; triple plain sash window under timber lintol spanning bays 3 and 4; and wide boarded door under timber lintol bay 5; C20 hanging sign at first floor level. Interior not seen, but VCH reports an open timber roof of late medieval date on the upper floor of what was a gable cross wing. Earlier known as 'The Bear Inn'. (VCR, Volum\e III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4903928493

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 49035 28501

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