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The Crown and Sceptre

A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8104 / 50°48'37"N

Longitude: -4.3524 / 4°21'8"W

OS Eastings: 234359

OS Northings: 103842

OS Grid: SS343038

Mapcode National: GBR KB.Y96Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 16SY.L5H

Plus Code: 9C2QRJ6X+52

Entry Name: The Crown and Sceptre

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91937

Location: Holsworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Holsworthy

Built-Up Area: Holsworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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16/34 The Crown and Sceptre


Inn. c.1910-20 on site of earlier building, main entrance blocked and resited mid C20.
Rough cast probably over brick, pilaster quoin strips and quoins to window openings
with flat lintels, crenellated parapet conceals roof. Plan: one room with carriageway
opening to right, building extended at rear. 3 storeys, 3 bays; first and second floors
sash windows with only one vertical glazing bar to lower frame, central window originally
the entrance, square-headed carriageway entrance with double wooden gates swept down to
centre and latticework upper panels. Entrance to bar now in re-entrant angle via C20
Georgian-style door incorporating fanlight. Interior mid-late C20. Photographs in the
bar show the public house on this site decorated for the coronation of Edward VII in
1901 when it was a 2 storey, 3 bay building with a steeply pitched roof, sash windows,
and a central entrance said to be a through passage to the stables at rear. Included
primarily for group value.

Listing NGR: SS3435903842

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