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George Inn, Winchcombe

Description: George Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134034

OS Grid Reference: SP0259128348
OS Grid Coordinates: 402591, 228348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9536, -1.9637

Location: 1 High Street, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5LJ

Locality: Winchcombe
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5LJ

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Listing Text

(south-east side)
4.7.1960 (formerly listed as
George Hotel and
premises adjoining
George Hotel on NE)

- II

Pilgrims hostel, now hotel. Late C15, C16 and later with substantial late C19
or early C20 reconstruction of street facade. The street front is rendered
and pseudo-timber framed but the open throughway contains heavy framing
including an external gallery and much of the back is in dressed limestone;
front slopes of roof concrete tile but considerable stone slate at rear. A
complex building with a principal block including a deep projecting wing
incorporating external gallery to left of throughway, and deep wing, right of
the same. Two storeys, six-windowed, ranging from left 2 light and 1 light,
then two gabled oriels on brackets, all casements with transomes, C19; to
right two small canted oriels over a C16 moulded bressummer originally carry-
ing jettied upper level. At ground level two garage doors, C19 mullioned
and transomed light under gabled ones, a C20 door set back under tiled hood,
a square 3-light bay under second gabled oriel, heavy framed doorway with
initials R.K. (Abbot Robert Kyderminster fl. 1488-1527) in spandrels of
4-centred arch and heavy plank door with straps, this giving to throughway
and gallery; to right 5 pane plate glass former shop front. The back wall in
squared and coursed limestone with stone slates includes dates 1581 and 1706,
with two continuous strips and various chamfered mullion 3 light casements,
blocked door with architrave, and a chamfered surround 4-centred arched door
under a small single light.

Listing NGR: SP0259128348

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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