THE WHITE HART INN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307421

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: THE WHITE HART INN, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE WHITE HART INN, MARKET PLACE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Somerton

National Grid Reference: ST 49035 28501

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 262990

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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