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Latitude: 51.7054 / 51°42'19"N
Longitude: -2.1864 / 2°11'11"W
OS Eastings: 387215
OS Northings: 200752
OS Grid: SO872007
Mapcode National: GBR 1N6.019
Mapcode Global: VH955.1DZJ
Entry Name: The Crown Inn
Listing Date: 28 June 1960
Last Amended: 24 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172506
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133056
Location: Minchinhampton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Minchinhampton
Built-Up Area: Minchinhampton
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Minchinhampton with Box
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 8600-8700 MINCHINHAMPTON HIGH STREET, Minchinhampton Town
19/265 The Crown Inn
(previously listed as Crown Hotel)
Coaching inn. Late C17; front range added c1715. Coursed rubble
limestone artificial stone rebuilt chimneys; stone slate roof.
Two-storey with attic; rear return wing at north end and long rear
stable and coach house wing. Front: 9-window original
fenestration mostly survives on upper floor with 18-pane sashes
having thick glazing bars in openings with moulded timber
architraves and bull-nosed sills. Two at right end replaced by
later 12-pane sashes. Ground floor has more alterations including
2 canted bay windows, wide central doorway with C20 door screen and
altered front to right end, formerly a shop. Projecting sprocketed
eaves to roof hipped at north end; three gabled dormers, 2 rebuilt
ridge-mounted chimneys. North end: Cl9 return wing with 4-pane
sashes and chimney gable. Rear projecting stair turret with hipped
roof. Long coach house and stable range with higher south-facing
Interior: mostly altered but early C18 dog-leg staircase retained.
Rear range recorded in Kip's 1712 engraving of Minchinhampton,
front range probably built soon after. Recorded as inn since 1718.
(Sir R. Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State in Gloucestershire,
1712; N.M. Herbert, 'Minchinhampton' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp
184-207; and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)
Listing NGR: SO8721500752
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