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The Rattlebone Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5723 / 51°34'20"N

Longitude: -2.2123 / 2°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 385386

OS Northings: 185956

OS Grid: ST853859

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CJC

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LRT1

Entry Name: The Rattlebone Inn

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199124

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318072

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Built-Up Area: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 8485-8585
(east side)
8/75 The Rattlebone Inn

Inn. C17 with later west addition and C19 alterations. Squared
and coursed rubble with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins,
wooden lintels and gabled stone slate roof with east end brick
stack and central ridge stone stack. Two-storey, 4-window north
front. All windows are 2 and 3-light C19 casements; cambered-
headed relieving arch over ground floor window to left. Doorway
off-set to left with C20 plank door. Corner additions to left with
C19 fenestration. The inn derives its name from the local Saxon
hero Rattlebone who fought for King Edmund Ironside against Canute
at Sherston in 1016. The building occupies an important site at
the entrance to the market place.

Listing NGR: ST8539085959

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

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