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The Three Swans Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Market Harborough, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4792 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -0.9227 / 0°55'21"W

OS Eastings: 473261

OS Northings: 287356

OS Grid: SP732873

Mapcode National: GBR BSB.FKC

Mapcode Global: VHDQS.YYK9

Entry Name: The Three Swans Hotel

Listing Date: 25 July 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189663

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Town: Harborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Logan

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 21
(Three Swans Hotel)
SP 7387 1/13 25.7.52.

Formerly 'The Swan' and first mentioned as an inn in 1517. Late C18/early C19 facade
to an earlier probably timber framed building (gable with close studding now concealed
in building). Stuccoed. Roof not visible. 3 storeys (3rd added in late C18/early
C19). 4 windows. 2 flattened bows of 2 storeys each with cornices and reeded mullions
flank centre door which has small C19 hood on brackets. Segmental coach arch under
south side of facade. Notable wrought iron sign and bracket of excellent design,
the centre panel is original, the 2 outer swans were probably added when 'The Swan'
became The Three Swans. Long range of painted brick outbuildings at rear. Interior
has panelling of circa 1700 in a 1st floor room. Fireplaces and some 6-panelled
doors. Christian VII of Denmark lunched here in 1768. The Court Leet was still
held here occasionally in the C19. Ref.V.C.H.

Listing NGR: SP7326687355

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