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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 18095 21521


DOWNTON HIGH STREET SU 1821 (north side) 6/86 No 9 (The Kings Arms)


Inn. C15 timber-framed ranges with original roof, refacing of south front mid C18, west front refaced late C18. Timber-frame faced in Flemish bond brick, hipped tiled roof with brick stacks. L-plan, through passage. 2-storey, 7-window. To right is chamfered, Tudor-arched door surround with tiled canopy, one 6-pane sash to right, to left are five 6-pane sashes and one blind window; all segmental-headed. First floor has six 6-pane sashes and one blind window. Ground floor brick has scratched date: WL 1746. Left return has central 6-panelled door with flat wooden hood on brackets, to right is segmental-headed tripartite sash, to left are inserted double planked doors. First floor has two 6-pane sashes and one blind window. To left of door is brick with scratched date: MD 1765. To rear are two projecting wings, right one with half-hipped roof. Central range has two planked doors, two 2-light casements to first floor. Wing to left has 2-light and 3-light casements to ground floor and half-dormer to attic, verandah with slate roof. Attached to rear left is single-storey extension with 2-light casements and slate roof. Interior has chamfered ceiling beams in east range, some surviving timber-framing on ground floor to east wall and first floors to west and north walls. Roof trusses have cambered tie-beams with pairs of 'V' struts to collars. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1810421530


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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: 24 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05289/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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