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Latitude: 51.5841 / 51°35'2"N
Longitude: -2.0982 / 2°5'53"W
OS Eastings: 393291
OS Northings: 187249
OS Grid: ST932872
Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QB5
Mapcode Global: VH95S.LG30
Entry Name: The Apostles and Attached Rear Ruble Wall
Listing Date: 18 January 1949
Last Amended: 19 July 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1269315
English Heritage Legacy ID: 460895
Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16
Civil Parish: Malmesbury
Built-Up Area: Malmesbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST9387 MARKET CROSS
758-1/4/238 (West side)
The Apostles and attached rear
(Formerly Listed as:
The Apostle Spoon)
Inn, now restaurant. Late C14 or C15, extended C20. Roughcast
over limestone rubble, formerly with timber-framed jettied
first floor, with left-hand exterior gable and right-hand
ridge stacks and stone tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Single-depth
plan parallel to street, with full-length first-floor chamber.
The ground-floor projects with a C20 front, shallow tiled roof
and a central doorway; C20 leaded lattice casements. 4-window
rear has 2 casement dormers. East front (to right) has
half-octagonal stair turret with loop window and remains of
Gothic arch to former doorway.
INTERIOR: much structural alteration. Originally a jettied
front of which the moulded bressumer support exists adjacent
to the stairs, with an inner doorway in a moulded former
window head and part ogee-headed niche to the right. First
floor has stop-chamfered beams, jowl posts and a stone
fireplace, and collar-truss roof with wind braces to lower
register and butt purlins (repaired 1960s). The cellar has a
semi-circular tunnel vault extending beneath the road, and a
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rear wall curves round rear
HISTORICAL NOTE: reputedly Hospitium to the Abbey, until 1924
the Green Dragon Inn. Said to be a blocked-in holy stoup, in
which so-called Apostle Spoon was found and seen in living
(Victoria History of the Counties of England: Crowley DA: A
History of Wiltshire: 134).
Listing NGR: ST9328887249
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