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The George Hotel, Charmouth

Description: The George Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 104709

OS Grid Reference: SY3663093699
OS Grid Coordinates: 336630, 93699
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7394, -2.8994

Location: The Street, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6QE

Locality: Charmouth
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT6 6QE

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Listing Text


8/24 The George Hotel


Hotel, formerly coaching inn. C17, C18 and later, with C16 roof-core.
Stone walls, rendered, Slate roof with gable ends. 4 stacks; 3 of brick,
one rendered. 2 on ridge:at left hand gable and towards right hand end;
2 near front wall eaves. 2 storeys. 6 windows: 2 are stone mullioned
(left hand ground, and first) of 4 lights with ovolo-moulds. Rest are
wooden sashes with glazing bars, 2 tripartite towards right hand end.
Projecting porch and canted bay window over in bay 2. Wooden porch with
lateral benches, weather-boarded bay with sashes, pyramidal slate roof
over. Entrance to former coaching yard at right hand end.

Interior: ground left: open fireplace with straight-chamfered stone jambs
with straight-chamfered wooden lintel over. C17 or earlier. Mid-chamfered
beams with tongue stops. Upstairs: similar, mid-chamfered beams.
Accommodation in small rooms off the back wall corridor. Low small doors,
probably C18 conversion. Former cruck construction visible (2 trusses),
probably C16.

Listing NGR: SY3663093699

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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