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The Bold Forester Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Soberton Heath, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9252 / 50°55'30"N

Longitude: -1.1422 / 1°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 460384

OS Northings: 114325

OS Grid: SU603143

Mapcode National: GBR 995.S22

Mapcode Global: FRA 86HN.GV8

Plus Code: 9C2WWVG5+34

Entry Name: The Bold Forester Public House

Listing Date: 11 June 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475243

Location: Soberton, Winchester, Hampshire, SO32

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Soberton

Built-Up Area: Soberton Heath

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Soberton

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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The Bold Forester
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Public house. Dated 1709; extended circa early C19; altered C20. Flemish bond red brick with vitrified headers and corbelled brick eaves cornice. Clay plain tile roof with gabled and half-hipped ends. Brick gable-end and axial stacks. PLAN: 2-room plan original NE range with central entrance and integral outshut at rear; 1-room plan extension built at left [SW] end in circa early C19. Public house accommodation extended into outbuildings at rear in C20. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 3-window SE front; bay on left is early C19 addition; 2 and 3-light casements with glazing bars, ground floor with cambered arches; glazed door to right of centre and plank door to left, both with canopies on shaped brackets; yellow brick in eaves cornice above right-hand doorway inscribed "P.P, x 1709". Gabled porch on left [SW] end. Integral outshut at rear with pair of C20 flat roof dormers above. INTERIOR: Main right-hand range, partition on ground floor removed, chamfered cross-beam to left, unchamfered cross-beam on right, exposed unchamfered joists and rebuilt fireplace on right with wooden lintel. Left [SW] addition has chamfered cross-beam, exposed unchamfered joists and fireplace with partly chamfered timber bressumer. Original roof structure with purlins supported on struts, and common-rafters with ridgeboard.

Listing NGR: SU6038414325

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