Bear Cottages the Bear Inn, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 (Grade II)

Bear Cottages the Bear Inn is a grade two (II) listed building in Box, Wiltshire, SN13. It was first listed in 1985.

About Bear Cottages the Bear Inn

ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET (north side)

3/163 The Bear Inn and Nos 1 to 3 (consec) Bear Cottages

Inn, early C19 attached to range of late C17 or early C18 cottages. Inn, facing High St, ashlar with slate low-pitched hipped roof. Two storeys, 3-window range, the right side canted forward. Raised plinth, floor band, moulded cornice and parapet. Three first floor 12-pane sashes, ground floor 16-pane sash, double doors in projecting Roman Doric ashlar porch, 2 columns and pilaster responds, and, to right, ashlar canted bay with 12-pane front window and 8-pane side window. Twelve-pane sash to each floor of west end wall. Bear Cottages, to rear, are at a lower level, facing east. Rubble stone with stone tiled roof, axial ridge stack and corner stack on wall-face. Coped north gable. Two and a half storeys with 2 coped dormer gables, each with 2-light recessed ovolo-moulded mullion window and hoodmould. Four-window range to first floor of sash windows in bead-moulded surrounds, a pair to left, single to centre, narrow single with thick glazing bars and then large single window to right. Ground floor, from left, a row of mullion windows 2-3-2 lights with dripstone, 6-panel door to No 1 in chamfered doorcase, a pair of 12-pane sashes, and a 6-panel door to No 2 in timber porch. North end wall has 2-light recessed cyma-moulded attic mullion window and bead-moulded ground floor single light. Rear wing with coped west gable and paired upper 12- pane sashes. Attached is No 3, a later extension with coped west gable and west end stack, 2 upper 12-pane sashes, ground floor casement pair and dooor in chamfered surround. C20 2-storey extension beyond.

Where is Bear Cottages the Bear Inn?

Bear Cottages the Bear Inn is located on The Bear Inn, High Street, in Box, Wiltshire, SN13.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 82391 68468
Easting, Northing382391.34, 168468.52884
Latitude, Longitude51.414957, -2.254591
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022788
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