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Black Lion Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8713 / 51°52'16"N

Longitude: 0.1596 / 0°9'34"E

OS Eastings: 548776

OS Northings: 221391

OS Grid: TL487213

Mapcode National: GBR LCD.R4Q

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.Q77B

Plus Code: 9F32V5C5+GR

Entry Name: Black Lion Inn

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160898

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bishops Stortford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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No 10
(Black Lion Inn)
TL 4821 SE:3/8 18.10.49


Mid C16 double fronted house. Exposed post and panel timber-framing, steep red tile
pitched roofs. Two and a half storeys. North elevation to Bridge Street has jettied
first floor and jettied second floor twin gables. Ground floor has central door
flanked by modern mullion and transom windows in original positions and one old
mullioned 2-light window. Two modern mullioned oriels on first floor and band of
5 blocked original mullioned 2-light windows. Cable moulded bressummer and carved
angle post. Gables have mullioned 2-light windows and pendants to apexes and wall
plates. Early C17 extension to west. Two storeys, one bay. Jettied first floor with
C19 horizontal sash window. East elevation to Devoils lane has original mullion
windows on ground and first floors. Plastered 2-storey, one bay, jettied extension to
south with ground and first floor C18 sash windows. Further extension to south.
Early C17, matching west extension of north elevation. Two storeys. Jettied,
half-timbered first floor with one old mullioned window and 3 modern casements.
Interior. Exposed dragon beam in ground floor, much restoration. (RCHM (1911) 65).

Listing NGR: TL4877621391

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