SS7701 : Coleford : New Inn

taken 9 years ago, near to Coleford, Devon, Great Britain

Coleford : New Inn
Coleford : New Inn
Public house. C18 and C19, modernised circa 1970. Plastered cob and rubble; stone rubble stacks topped with C20 brick; thatch roof, replaced with slate over stable block. Main block facing south has 3-room plan with right (east) and stack and axial stack between centre and left rooms. Rear block at right angles to rear of left room of uncertain original function. It is now hotel accommodation. Rear block at right angles to rear of right end has an end stack adjoining main house. The near end was probably a kitchen with coach house and stables to rear. Rear of courtyard now closed by C20 wall and entrance lobby. 2 storeys. Regular but not symmetrical 4- window front of C20 casements with glazing bars and including a C20 curving bay window ground floor left end. Entrance right of centre through C20 porch with gabled thatch roof. Large inn sign is a C20 painted board left of centre. Main roof hipped each end. Left rear block has C20 casements with glazing bars. Right rear block is slate roofed and includes a C19 16-pane sash and narrow 13-pane sash with sane blocked apertures. Rear courtyard screened by a thatched wall and lobby. Interior : much rearranged in C20. Many internal partitions have been removed crossbeams and in the bar areas. Nevertheless front block has roughly-finished crossbeams and plain oak lintels to rubble fireplaces. Roof not inspected. Coleford is a remarkably unspoilt and picturesque hamlet.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 7724 0110 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.7854N 3:44.5941W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 77232 01094
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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