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Latitude: 52.3266 / 52°19'35"N
Longitude: 1.6787 / 1°40'43"E
OS Eastings: 650760
OS Northings: 276204
OS Grid: TM507762
Mapcode National: GBR YX3.576
Mapcode Global: VHM76.1SS9
Plus Code: 9F438MGH+JF
Entry Name: Crown Hotel
Listing Date: 21 April 1949
Last Amended: 30 March 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384377
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484811
Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18
District: East Suffolk
Civil Parish: Southwold
Built-Up Area: Southwold
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Tagged with: Hotel
TM5076 HIGH STREET
588-1/7/64 (North East side)
21/04/49 Nos.90 AND 92
(Formerly Listed as:
Hotel, now incorporating adjoining house, formerly No.92.
c1740 with early C18 origins; early C19 extension at rear and
front extension c1860; further extensions at rear of C20:
adjoining house incorporated in late C20. Painted brick with
hipped slate roof and brick stacks on rear and north roof
slopes. Inn sign bracket of wrought- and cast-iron.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and dormer attic; 5-window front defined
by rusticated quoins; 2-storey 1-window extension to left: to
right, adjoining house, former No.92, has 2-storey 2-window
front. Original block has central portico porch of fluted
Greek Doric columns with entablature and C19 projecting
cast-iron lamp and bracket.
Windows are replacement 6/6 horned sashes in original flush
frames. Corner of extension formerly fitted with bar door, now
blocked with a 6/6 sash window. Windows to right are paired
6/6 horned sashes to ground floor, one 2/2 unhorned sash
above, all under moulded and dentilled cornices on foliate
brackets. Full width console cornice to eaves. Four
flat-topped dormers have 2/2 horned sashes. Adjoining house
has multi-paned window to left of doorway and two 2/2 sashes
to first floor.
Attached to the main front is a bracket extending over street,
the spandrel pierced by a trefoil and roundels, C20 decorative
sign plate suspended beneath a bifurcated overthrow: C20 sign
plate replaces a timber board.
Rear: C18 3-light casement survives in early C18 gabled cross
wing: other windows C20.
INTERIOR: mid C18 closed-string staircase with turned
balusters and moulded handrail. One early C18 chamfered
bridging beam to ground-floor room to right, C20 replicas
elsewhere. Assembly room to first floor is plain.
No.92 formerly listed 22/11/71.
(Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold:
1988-: 27; Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in
Photographs: Southwold: 1983-: 15).
Listing NGR: TM5076076204
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