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The Bear

A Grade II Listed Building in Heddington, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4031 / 51°24'11"N

Longitude: -2.0422 / 2°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 397157

OS Northings: 167119

OS Grid: ST971671

Mapcode National: GBR 2T6.SM5

Mapcode Global: VHB41.KZ6R

Entry Name: The Bear

Listing Date: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438199

Location: Heddington, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Heddington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Heddington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


5/134 The Bear


Inn now house, later C17, red brick with ashlar dressings and
hipped stone slate eaves roof, 2 storeys, L-plan principal range
with rubble stone moulded plinth, flush quoins and coved eaves
cornice. Six-window range to front of 2-light recessed ovolo-
moulded stone mullion windows with C20 leaded lights and
dripcourses over each floor. Ground floor fourth bay has door in
C19 surround set in C19 gabled brick and stone porch. South end
wall has window set in bolection moulded former doorcase. Flush
quoins of south east angle are set further out on ground floor than
those above, indicating possible rebuilding of earlier structure.
North end has ridge stack on rear wing and inserted 2-light window.
East end wall has two 2-light windows each floor paired under
single hoodmoulds. C19 south side addition. Gabled south east
rear wing with south side plinth, two 2-light ovolo-moulded
windows, dripcourse and eaves dormer. Rubble stone east end wall.
North side 2-light window and dormer. House was formerly the Bear
Inn on main London road which crossed the downs by Beacon Hill.

Listing NGR: ST9715767119

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

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