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The Jolly Sailor Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Saltford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4098 / 51°24'35"N

Longitude: -2.4433 / 2°26'35"W

OS Eastings: 369262

OS Northings: 167962

OS Grid: ST692679

Mapcode National: GBR JY.QD3G

Mapcode Global: VH88X.LTNL

Plus Code: 9C3VCH54+WM

Entry Name: The Jolly Sailor Inn

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Last Amended: 17 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485121

Location: Saltford, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Saltford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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739-1/2/87 (East side)
19/06/75 The Jolly Sailor Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
MEAD LANE, Saltford
(East side)
The Jolly Sailor Inn)


Public house. Reported to date from 1726 (opening of Avon
Navigation) with mid C19 and late C20 alterations and
additions. Squared and coursed rubble with ashlar dressings,
copings and single-Roman tile roof with gable end brick
PLAN: 3-unit plan with C19 extensions to rear either side of
staircase tower under catslide roofs and late C20 extension to
EXTERIOR: symmetrical south front to River Avon with central
doorway, continuous string course over ground-floor windows,
cruciform metal braces under eaves and gabled roof. All
windows are mid C19 plate-glass sashes with horns in
edge-moulded architraves; 2 roof dormers with late C20
top-opening casements and one roof-light. Bolection-moulded
architrave to doorway with flat hood on brackets; part-glazed
late C20 door. Staircase tower to rear has 2-light mullion
window with casements and hipped roof.
INTERIOR: early C18 inglenook fireplace to ground-floor
right-hand front room; further fireplace to ground-floor
left-hand front room.
HISTORICAL NOTE: wooden surround to fireplace in left-hand
room has holes made by hot pokers by newly-promoted barge
captains who then stood rounds of drinks.
FURTHER INFORMATION: the inn is situated adjacent to Saltford
Lock on the River Avon.

Listing NGR: ST6926267962

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