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The Old Ship Aground Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Minehead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2138 / 51°12'49"N

Longitude: -3.4751 / 3°28'30"W

OS Eastings: 297063

OS Northings: 147104

OS Grid: SS970471

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.3X03

Mapcode Global: VH5JY.QR6B

Plus Code: 9C3R6G7F+GX

Entry Name: The Old Ship Aground Public House

Listing Date: 28 October 1976

Last Amended: 30 September 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391224

Location: Minehead, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Minehead

Built-Up Area: Minehead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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900-1/2/70 (North side)
28/10/76 The Old Ship Aground Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Pier Hotel including pair of
gatepiers to east)


Hotel. c1880s remodelling of earlier structure. Rubblestone
with freestone dressings, hipped slate roof with 5 large C20
dormers and 3 brick stacks to the south-west slope, one dormer
to the south-east, one dormer and 2 brick stacks to
north-west. Rectangular plan.
2 storeys with attic; 11-window range to south-west side;
4-window range to south-east end which faces the harbour, on
the first floor 4 full-height French windows with small panes
open onto a balcony supported by 2 canted bays, these have
6/6-pane sash windows, that to the left has a door with
overlight. The south-west facade has mostly 6/6-pane sash
windows, rusticated surrounds with moulded arrisses; a string
course above ground-floor windows broken by a tall
left-of-centre stair window with a mullion and 2 transoms.
To north-west, five 6/6-pane sash windows with brick surrounds
to first floor; segmental brick arched double-doored entrance
to ground floor with smaller 6/6-pane sash window with brick
surround to right and further smaller window also to right.
INTERIOR altered to the ground floor.
Former gate piers now demolished. Occupies a prominent
position next to the quay (qv). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS9706347104

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