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Whittington Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kinver, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.4432 / 52°26'35"N

Longitude: -2.212 / 2°12'43"W

OS Eastings: 385685

OS Northings: 282823

OS Grid: SO856828

Mapcode National: GBR 1C1.ZGC

Mapcode Global: VH91G.LVYF

Entry Name: Whittington Inn

Listing Date: 16 June 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407326

Location: Kinver, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DY7

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Kinver

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Kinver St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 88 SE
11/108 Whittington Inn
House now inn. Late C16 rebuilding of a medieval house with later
alterations. Timber framing of small square panels with straight braces
and tension braces, painted brick infill and some brick repairwork; plain
tile roof; brick ridge stack with lozenge section shafts, and brick integral
end stack. 2 parallel ranges of 4 framed bays (including an entrance
passage) aligned east-west facing south; early C19 additions included a
north range on the same alignment and a wing at the north-east corner
aligned north-south. 2 storeys and attic, 4 windows, C20 latticed case-
ments, gables to right and to left of centre, and between the 2 gables a 2-
storey gabled porch with a wide segmental entrance arch. Twin timber
framed gables to both ends. Interior: C16 nail studded front door
constructed of vertical boards on one side and horizontal boards on the
other, large strap hinges and ovolo-moulded surround. In the entrance
passage a pointed doorway, C14/C15, a remnant of the medieval house and
possibly in situ at the north end of the former cross passage. In the
front room to the west is an open fireplace, backing on to the entrance
passage, with timber bresummer; C17 wall panelling to the north wall;
a spine beam covered in C17 decorative plasterwork and a C17 straight
staircase with closed string and turned balusters, at the top of the
staircase is an early C18 balustrade.

Listing NGR: SO8568582823

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

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