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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438199
Location: Heddington, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Heddington
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Heddington St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 96 NE HEDDINGTON HEDDINGTON ROAD, Sandy Lane
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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