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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
Plus Code: 9C2RR52J+JH
Entry Name: White Hart Hotel
Listing Date: 20 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107009
English Heritage Legacy ID: 96527
Location: Bow, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
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
Tagged with: Hotel
BOW BOW (north side)
SS 70 SW
2/14 White Hart Hotel
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
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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