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Statutory Address:

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

Babergh (District Authority)
Stratford St. Mary
National Grid Reference:
TM 04309 34190


TM 0434 STRATFORD ST MARY LOWER STREET (east side) 5/24 The Swan Inn 22.2.55 - II Public house. later C16-C17 of 2-3 builds. Later alterations and additions include C20 single storey extension of no special interest. Timber-framed, part rendered and part rebuilt in red brick. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys with attic to front section of range standing gable to street. This range is of 2 builds, the front bay apparently earlier with a 3½ bay addition with lobby entry to rear. Gable end somewhat remodelled, slight jetty supported on tile brackets, and mock framing above. C20 door to right and C20 mullion and transom windows. 12-pane sashes and signboard on bracket to 1st floor. Plate glass sash to attic. Steeply-pitched roof, ridge and rear gable external stacks. Range to right rendered, 2 lower storeys with C20 mullion and transom window to ground floor, 12-pane sash above. Rebuilt end ridge stack. Left return cross range close studded throughout. Rear part stands on brick plinth and middle rail is at higher level than front range. Lobby entry with C20 door. Casement windows except 2 sashes with glazing bars to 1st floor. Interior: cross range, front room has red brick basket-arched fireplace. Rebuilt inglenook to rear of stack. Chamfered beam and exposed joists to rear room. Stairs to right of stack have section of C18 balustrade with column on vase balusters, column newels and moulded handrail. 1st floor: to rear of stack a painted chamfered basket-arched fireplace with bar and step stop to jambs. Lozenge decoration above arch. Finely cut and moulded jowl to post adjacent to stack. Wall plate with face-halved scarf. To front of stack a restored red brick basket-arched fireplace. Chamfered beams, run-out stops. Roof rear section 2 levels butt purlins and collars. Lower range to right has ovolo moulded ceiling beams and joists to ground floor.

Listing NGR: TM0430934190


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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: 28 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07933/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kelvin Cuffy. Source Historic England Archive
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