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Wild Boar Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Beeston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1276 / 53°7'39"N

Longitude: -2.6622 / 2°39'44"W

OS Eastings: 355784

OS Northings: 359144

OS Grid: SJ557591

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.6V50

Mapcode Global: WH99W.2NJ4

Entry Name: Wild Boar Inn

Listing Date: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55808

Location: Beeston, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Beeston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 55 NE
6/18 Wild Boar Inn
- II
House, now public house and restaurant. C19 with extensive early C20
additions. Timber framed with rendered brick additions. Three storeys
with tower of 4 storeys. Entrance front: Central portion of 2 storeys
with third storey added in early C20. Similar single storey wing at
left with early C20 storey above and mid/late C19 wing at right.
Central portion of three bays with chevron-patterning to ground floor.
Door at left with cambered lintel and projecting porch to right of
centre with moulded decoration of C19 date. Three 4-light mullioned
windows, each with a transom. Coved jetty to first floor which has
decorative quatrefoils to lower row of panels of small framing and
chevron patterning above. Two coved oriels at left with 5-light
mullioned windows, each with a transom. Five-light window to right of
these. Coving to second floor with decorative brackets, quatrefoils,
and quarter circles to both rows of small-framing. Window of 8 lights
at left with mullions and a transom. Similar window of 7 lights to
right with 2 transoms. Each window has a gable over with decorated
small framing and decorated bargeboards. Octagonal lantern to ridge at
left with copper spire of double pitch. To the left is the 2-storey
wing. This has a rendered plinth and 5 and 3-light mullioned windows
to left and right respectively. The first floor has 4-light mullioned
windows at right and left with a projecting jettied central portion
supported on decorated figurehead brackets which contains a 4-light
mullioned window with a transom and a circular window above. Octagonal
belvedere above this with heavy moulded posts to the corners with
arched openings between and an ogee dome above with a weather vane. To
the right of centre is a short single-storey wing connecting with the
mid/late C19 2-storey rendered wing which has two ground floor bays and
three first floor 3-light casements and a gabled projecting wing at the
right with decorated timber framing to the gable and decorated
bargeboards. At the left is a tower with hipped roof. The rear
central block has a recessed bay at left with a tripartite ground floor
window of 4 lights with 2 to either side, all mullioned with a transom.
Five-light first floor window above. Jettied second storey with window
of 7 x 3 panes with decorated quarter circles to the gable and
decorative bargeboards. To right of this the ground floor has two
4-light windows with mullions and transoms and a porch at right with
quatrefoil decoration. There is a coved jetty to the first floor which
has two coved oriel windows of 5-lights, each with a transom. The
second floor window is of 8 lights with mullions and two transoms.
Decorative framing to gable above which has C19 decorated bargeboards.

Listing NGR: SJ5578459144

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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