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The Ship Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Wokingham, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4119 / 51°24'43"N

Longitude: -0.8295 / 0°49'46"W

OS Eastings: 481501

OS Northings: 168752

OS Grid: SU815687

Mapcode National: GBR D7R.F3G

Mapcode Global: VHDX2.KRVZ

Entry Name: The Ship Inn

Listing Date: 2 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41707

Location: Wokingham, Wokingham, RG40

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wokingham

Built-Up Area: Wokingham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wokingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 8168 NW
(North side)
18/63 Nos. 104-108 (even) (The
Ship Inn)
Includes Nos. 2 and 4 Wiltshire Road.
Inn and stables, now public house. Early C18 and C19, altered late C20;
with early C16 wing facing Wiltshire Road. Part timber framed with
painted brick infill, part brick. Hipped and gabled irregular old tile
roofs. 3 framed bays wing; small irregular extensions on north, some with
thin framing. One and 2 storeys. Very large flank chimney on right of
main section with 3 truncated diamond shafts on rectangular base, one
tall chimney on front lower roof slope and one on left, both with offset
heads. All have tall clay pots. South front of main part:- black,
rendered plinth, brick string course, and raised eaves. Sash windows
with glazing bars, tripartite on both floors on left hand, on right hand on
first floor. Corner window at angle return on ground floor on right with
plain, fixed lights. Entrance lobby left of centre with pair of glazed
and panelled doors. To left of this the former one storey stables, now
with 2 segmental headed sash windows with glazing bars. East front:-
Nos. 2 and 4 Wiltshire Road, 2 storey, timber framed exposed, underbuilt
in brick. Right hand return gable in C20 brick. Irregular C19 casements,
plain central door and early C20 door and 3-light casement in angle with
main part. Interior of C16 part:- frame exposed with jowled posts, large
curved braces, redundant crown post roof with clasped purlins. This
building occupies an important corner site and together with the adjacent
Church of All Saints (listed separately) forms an important entry to the
town from the east.

Listing NGR: SU8150168752

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