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6, Sheep Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.631 / 51°37'51"N

Longitude: -1.7096 / 1°42'34"W

OS Eastings: 420196

OS Northings: 192509

OS Grid: SU201925

Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.LM8

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.B82H

Plus Code: 9C3WJ7JR+C5

Entry Name: 6, Sheep Street

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Last Amended: 20 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318457

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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(north side)
No 6
(formerly listed
as Red Lion Inn)
SU 2092 NW 18/328 26.1.55


C17, former Red Lion Inn with C18 brick front. Very much altered and restored.
Two and a half storeys. Plinth. Painted brick. Stone tile roof with 2 gabled
dormers and gable end brick chimneys. Moulded wooden eaves cornice projecting
over modillions on moulded strip. Two 6 light modern casements on first floor.
Band with moulded base over ground floor. Formerly 4 windows on ground floor
with rubbed brick flat arches, now one to left of 6 lights and 2 to right.
Central door with modern triangular hood. Iron hoops below ground floor windows
a reminder that sheep pens were erected beside these houses on market days.

Listing NGR: SU2019792512

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