Record Details

NHER Number:46503
Type of record:Building
Name:Black Horse Public House, Magdalen Street


This public house dates to the mid 18th century. It is constructed from plastered and colourwashed flint, clunch and brick with roofs of black-glazed pantiles. The building has an L-shaped plan, with a rear range running southeast down Melford Bridge Road. The façade is of two storeys in three bays. The architecture inside in in Brewers' Tudor style and the ground-floor rooms have been opened into one.

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Grid Reference:TL 87367 83176
Map Sheet:TL88SE

Full description

Public house. Mid 18th century. Plastered and colourwashed flint, clunch and brick. Roofs of black-glazed pantiles. L-shaped plan, with a rear range running southeast down Melford Bridge Road. Façade of two storeys in three bays. Central six-panelled door under a narrow three-vaned fanlight and an open pediment on consoles. 19th century canted bay to left and a two-light 19th century cross casement right. Three 19th century two-light casements to first floor. Dentil eaves cornice under gabled roof. Internal gable-end stacks. Rear wing with 20th century details to ground floor and three two-light first-floor casements. Roof hipped to southeast. Interior: Brewers' Tudor style. Ground-floor rooms opened into one. Boxed bridging beams.
Information from (S1).
A. Cattermole (NLA), 28 August 2006.

Monument Types

  • PUBLIC HOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1750 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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