'LOW PAVEMENT 1. 5169 ------------ No 67 (The Peacock Inn) SK 3871 SW 1/64 12.8.74.
2. C16 timber framed building on site of at least 2 earlier buildings. Street facade, plastered 1st floor, ground floor has tiled mid C19 public house front with entablature and panelled pilasters. Large coved eaves, steeply pitched slate roof, brick chimneys. 2 storeys, cellars and 2 dormers. 2 bays but originally of at least 3 bays, eastern part now lost and eastern end wall, boarded over timber frame. 2 windows those of 1st floor contemporary oriels extending through coving to eaves. Ground floor has elliptically arched windows flanking centre round arched door with 7 panels, the top panel semi-circular. Door set in moulded architrave. Internally, substantial timber framing visible - front wall replaced but wall posts - curved to brace jetty remain. 3 of 4 corner posts visible on stone footing. Rest of ground floor now generally of stone or brick. Ceiling beams intact with stopped chamfers and centre chamfered beam extending across width of building, 1st floor has later ceiling inserted above tie beams. Western rear timber framed extension probably carried earlier staircase. (Present earlier/mid C19 dog leg staircase beyond, has continuous handrail and iron balusters). 1st floor internal walls have close studding exposed with tall panels grooved to take thin stone slab infill lath and plaster infill around windows and coving. Butt purlin roof with double purlins tenoned into trusses, arched wind braces and collars.
Listing NGR: SK3812671061.'