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White Hart Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8016 / 50°48'5"N

Longitude: -3.8186 / 3°49'6"W

OS Eastings: 271942

OS Northings: 101801

OS Grid: SS719018

Mapcode National: GBR L2.YSHR

Mapcode Global: FRA 26WZ.B4V

Entry Name: White Hart Hotel

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96527

Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Bow

Built-Up Area: Bow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bow (or Nymet Tracey) with Broad Nymet

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BOW BOW (north side)
SS 70 SW
2/14 White Hart Hotel
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GV II

Hotel. Late C16/early C17, mostly rebuilt and enlarged in early C19, facade with
later C19 applied decorative timber framing. Older part is plastered rubble and
cob with concrete tile roof. Rear outshut of early C19 brick. Rear service block
of exposed rubble with slate roof. Frontae has applied timber framing.
Originally a 3-room-and-through-passage plan house facing south with inner room at
left (west) end. Now only original inner room surives sharing same roofline as
adjoining Brook Villa (q.v.). Hall, passage and service room rebuilt in early C19
with contemporary stair block to rear of hall and 2-storey brick rear porch to
passage which was built wide enough for a carriageway. Rear service wing at right
angles behind service room. Rear lateral stacks to hall and inner rooms and now
disused end stack to service end room. Rebuilt part breaks forward and is built
higher than the original part.
2 storeys. Nearly-symmetrical 3-window front to main (rebuilt) section comprising
C19 16-pane sashes and, ground floor left, a horned 20-pane sash with narrow 4-pane
side sash. The wide doorway is set slightly right of centre. It contains a 6-panel
door with a massive door frame made partly from reused C17 timbers. First floor has
applied Tudor-style timber framing. The former inner room recessed at left end has
C20 glass roofed porch to secondary doorway and a first floor tripartite sash with
central 12-pane sash. First floor also has applied framing. Rear passage porch has
brick segmental arch to carriageway surmounted by carved sandstone Norman-style
head.
Interior preserves much C19 joinery. The older inner room end is separated from
hall by late C16/early C17 oak plank-and-muntin screen which has muntins chamfered
on hall side only. The stops have worn away. Inner room has plain chamfered
crossbeam and rubble fireplace with soffit-chamfered and step-stopped oak lintel.
Hall has large late C16/early C17 rubble fireplace with granite jambs and plain oak
lintel. Roof not accessible over inner room but bases of principals indicate
probably C17 A-frame truss. Roof of main block not inspected.


Listing NGR: SS7194201801

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