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King Alfred Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrowbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0696 / 51°4'10"N

Longitude: -2.918 / 2°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 335773

OS Northings: 130434

OS Grid: ST357304

Mapcode National: GBR M9.DSN2

Mapcode Global: FRA 46S9.709

Entry Name: King Alfred Public House

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271177

Location: Burrowbridge, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Burrowbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


King Alfred Public House

Public house. 1806 refronting of earlier inn, roof possibly altered early C20. Roughcast, double Roman tiled roof with
slight bell cast, possibly originally gable fronted parallel range now hipped to small section of parapet on right
return and brick stack rising from eaves on left return, another brick stack at rear of left gable end. L-plan with
extension at rear. Two storeys, 3 bays, 16-pane sash windows and semi-circular headed window above semi-circular headed
entrance, fanlight with radiating glazing bars, panelled door. Three bay right return with lower independently roofed
extension beyond. Interior much altered. Recorded in 1710 as the Anchor and later known as the Bell, the name was
changed to King Alfred c1806 when a new road from Lyng to Burrow Bridge (qv) was cut which necessitated the demolition
of the front of the inn. (VCH Somerset, Vol 6, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST3577330433

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

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