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The King and Queen Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.6305 / 51°37'49"N

Longitude: -1.7104 / 1°42'37"W

OS Eastings: 420141

OS Northings: 192446

OS Grid: SU201924

Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.LDW

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.98MX

Entry Name: The King and Queen Inn

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318395

Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Built-Up Area: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

(south side)
Nos 14 and 15
SU 2092 SW 18/276 26.1.55 (The King and Queen Inn)


C18 remodelling of mid C17 houses.
Six bay house, possibly always an inn. Two and a half storeys stucco fronted
with band over ground floor. Stone slate roof with large central brick stack
and gable end chimney to left. Three gabled dormers. Flush moulded frames
to glazing bar sash windows. Wooden dentil eaves cornice carried around to
the 2 hipped roofed 2 storey bays, left hand bay a tower porte-cochere with
moulded caps to posts and a 5 light window over; large ledged doors. Right
hand bay and the 3 ground floor bay windows have reeded pilasters. into doors.
In through passage of No 16 can be seen the west gable wall with close studded
circa 1600 ground floor treatment with 2 low arched doors; slightly later
timber framed and rendered extension to south-west. To rear: 2 gabled extensions
and 2 half-hipped gables, one with stone sundial (hours marked, said to be
marked "W.L.1677"). Pump. Modern tile roofing to rear.

Listing NGR: SU2013192440

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