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White Hart Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4353 / 51°26'6"N

Longitude: -2.0023 / 2°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 399936

OS Northings: 170696

OS Grid: ST999706

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.YCC

Mapcode Global: VHB42.76T1

Plus Code: 9C3VCXPX+43

Entry Name: White Hart Hotel

Listing Date: 19 May 1950

Last Amended: 22 December 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456536

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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755-1/5/87 (East side)
19/05/50 No.2
White Hart Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
White Hart Inn)


Inn, now hotel and public house. Late C16, E range mid C18, N
and W ranges rebuilt late C18-early C19, S range early C19.
Coursed limestone rubble, ashlar dressings and ridge and
lateral stacks, and slate hipped roof with stone slates to the
S range. Courtyard plan.
2 storeys, basement and attic; 5:3-window range. W entrance
range has a central raised portico with paired Doric columns
to an entablature and 6-panel door; early C19 6/6-pane sashes
with architraves, with smaller sashes at right-hand end with
timber lintels; left-hand late C16 semi-basement window with
reserved chamfers. Right-hand 3-window early C19 single-storey
range with 6/6-pane sashes, and a parapeted 1-window end range
in stucco with a cornice.
5-window N range over late C16 semi-basement, has a
segmental-arched courtyard entrance one bay from the left-hand
end with a chamfered ashlar surround and 2-leaf boarded doors,
with 3:2 windows at the front, either side of a lateral,
moulded ashlar stack; semi-basement windows with 3-light
ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window to the left-hand end and
late C16 reserved chamfered stone window to the right; 2 mid
C19 hipped casement dormers. S elevation has a pair of gables
to lateral brick stacks, over a central 3-light canted bay, 1
left-hand and 3 first-floor windows, all with 6/6-pane sashes;
to the right a wide courtyard entrance.
Courtyard has E elevation with mid C18 sashes with timber
lintels and exposed boxes. Central framed door with a Sun
Insurance Co fire sign on oak lintel. N range with horizontal
sliding sashes to first floor, and late C18 sashes on the
ground floor; hipped dormers.
INTERIOR: details include a semi-basement to the N range that
returns at the E end with a C16 stone winder stair, with
chamfered stone posts supporting lateral beams, and segmental
vaults to each end. Above is a mid C18 open-well stair with
turned balusters and moulded rail and panelled dado;
first-floor has C18 stone fire surround with small cast-iron
grates; roof renewed. E range has chamfered axial beams and
stone fire surrounds. W range has early C19 stone fireplaces
with hob grates. C19 S range has collar truss roof with
tenoned purlins and lapped collars.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the late C17 semi-basement is continuous with
Nos 19 & 20 The Green (qqv); rebuilt above this in late C18.
There is a reference to the Hart in the Guild Steward's Book
of 1659.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Wiltshire:
London: 1963-1975: 159).

Listing NGR: ST9993670696

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