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The George and Dragon Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6445 / 51°38'40"N

Longitude: -0.8024 / 0°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 482965

OS Northings: 194650

OS Grid: SU829946

Mapcode National: GBR D4W.V9F

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.1XPN

Entry Name: The George and Dragon Inn

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46069

Location: West Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: West Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: West Wycombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
963
(South Side)
WEST WYCOMBE
The George &
Dragon Inn
SU 8294 9/77 9.1.54.
II GV
2.
Circa 1720 refronting of earlier structure. Red brick with stucco ground
floor and old tiled hipped roof. 3 storeys, 4 giant stucco rusticated
Doric, formerly Ionic, pilasters with bases at 1st floor level, ground
floor plain plinths. Double hung sash windows with cambered relieving
arches and projecting keyblocks; irregular placing of windows with many
dummy ones. 3 ground floor canted bay windows, 1 on brackets, all with
cornices, that on right with entablature; 1 to left of central carriageway,
2 to right. 4 flush panel door, narrow rectangular fanlight, cornice hood.
C18 oral lead sign.
Timber framework exposed in carriageway and on back elevation. Yard has
east side stable wing of flint rubble dressed with colour washed brick.
Single storey, 3 windows. West wing to yard has colour washed brick ground
floor, timber framed colour washed brick nogged 1st floor, old tiled roof.
1st floor oversails on exposed corbels. Old tiled roof.
Gardens said to be haunted by a "white lady".
Outbuildings adjoining No 2 on West, Nos 2 to 5 (consec), Nos 7 to 9 (consec),
The Swan Public House, West Wycombe Branch County Library, Nos 10 to 13
(consec), No 15, Black Boy Cottage, The George and Dragon Inn and Nos 16
to 23 (consec) form a group.


Listing NGR: SU8296594650

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