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Listed Building record MDR22961 - The Old Ale House, Pack Horse Road, Melbourne

Type and Period (3)

  • (Georgian - 1727 AD to 1800 AD?)
  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1800 AD? to 2016 AD?)
  • ? (21st Century - 2016 AD? to 2050 AD)

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The Old Ale House, Pack Horse Road, Melbourne, built in 1727. Please note that Google imagery (Streetview) dating to 2016 showed that the building(s) was no longer a pub and appeared to be in use as two private dwellings. From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 32 NE PARISH OF MELBOURNE PACKHORSE ROAD 3/144 (West Side) Pack Horse Inn II Two cottages, now public house. 1727 and early C19 with C19 and C20 additions. Red brick with brick and stone dressings. Red clay tile roofs with brick coped gables to either end and to centre, plus central brick ridge stack and external gable brick stack to south. Dentilled eaves band to early C19 part to north and first floor band to early C18 part to south. Canted plan, four bays and single storey plus attics to south and two storeys to north. East elevation has two 2-light horizontal sliding glazing bar sashes to north, that to south below segment head, and an inserted C20 door below a plain overlight to south. Canted brick bay window beyond to south and a glazing bar sash and stone doorcase to north. The bay window has plain sashes below stone lintels and the northern doorcase has a chamfered jambs and 'WM 1727' inscribed on the lintel. Above there are two horizontal sliding glazing bar sashes in gabled dormers and to north there are two similar flat headed windows below the eaves. Interior has chamfered ceiling beams. Listing NGR: SK3857226159.' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 38572 26159 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2024 6:23AM

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