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The Black Bear Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9704 / 52°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.6849 / 2°41'5"W

OS Eastings: 354103

OS Northings: 341668

OS Grid: SJ541416

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JVQN

Mapcode Global: WH89H.QLPP

Entry Name: The Black Bear Public House

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260650

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5441
8/94 No. 49 (Black Bear
- Public House)

House, now public house. Late C16 or early C17 with later C17 additions,
and remodelled in the late C19. Timber framed; C19 planted timbers with
plaster infill. Slate roof, hipped to front. Irregular T-plan; one
bay with projecting 3-bay cross wing to left. 2 storeys over basement.
Cross wing with jettied first floor on small C19 shaped and fluted brackets.
Brick ridge stack to right and brick stack to right of ridge at rear of
cross wing. 1:1 windows; C19 three-light wooden casements. Boarded door
to right with shaped brackets supporting raking hood, and flanking small 2-
light wooden casements. Left-hand return front: 4 windows; 2- and 3-light
C19 wooden casements. Half-glazed door to left. Boarded basement doors
to right. Rear: exposed framing to first floor. Cross wing with timber
framed lean-to; gable end has exposed collar truss with queen struts and
king strut. Evidence of raised eaves. Interior only ground floor
inspected. Visible timber framing, that to front bay with decorative
parallel diagonal strutting. Deep-chamfered beams with ogee stops,
and chamfered joists. Chamfered corner posts. Altered old fireplace at
rear with chamfered wooden lintel.

Listing NGR: SJ5410341668

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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