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Red Lion Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3251 / 52°19'30"N

Longitude: 1.6798 / 1°40'47"E

OS Eastings: 650844

OS Northings: 276040

OS Grid: TM508760

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.CGB

Mapcode Global: VHM76.2TCG

Plus Code: 9F438MGH+2W

Entry Name: Red Lion Inn

Listing Date: 22 November 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484858

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

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

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588-1/7/111 (North East side)
22/11/71 No.2
Red Lion Inn


House, now public house. c1620, rebuilt in brick in early C18;
later alteration and front extension added c1900. Timber-frame
encased in colourwashed brick, exposed at rear; roof of
black-glazed pantiles with rebuilt brick stacks at left end
and to right of centre. Originally lobby-entry plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey 4-bay range articulated by full height
pilaster strips: single-storey extension obscures ground floor
at right. Extension has glazed door between three 2/2 horned
sashes to left, two to right. To left of extension is 6-panel
door with cross glazed overlight: further left is 2/2 unhorned
sash window; at far left a second 6-panel door with glazed top
panels. First floor lit through four 2/2 sashes, the right
pair with horns.
INTERIOR: ground floor: left room has bridging beams with
sunk-quadrant mouldings and scalloped jewel stops: wall plate
is reused mid C16 hollow-moulded beam with subsidiary keel
mouldings. Blocked fireplace against left wall has winder
staircase to its right. Centre fireplace opening rebuilt.
Right room has bridging beams with sunk-quadrant mouldings,
scalloped jewel stops and punched diamond insets.
(Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in Photographs:
Southwold: 1983-: 47-48).

Listing NGR: TM5084476040

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