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Description: 2, George Street
Date Listed: 18 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 138162
OS Grid Reference: SU5260758664
OS Grid Coordinates: 452607, 158664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3247, -1.2464
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SU 5258 KINGSCLERE GEORGE STREET
C16, C17, C18 early C19. Two-storeyed terrace, with internal timber-framing of varied
survival, and external brick walling of C18, early C19 period. Tile roof, hipped at
the corner; there is a large stack with a Tuder base (including the base of an
octagonal flue) and 3 modern diagonal flues. Walling of brickwork, of English bond
and also Flemish bond with blue headers, first floor band, rubbed flat arches and one
cambered arch, plinth. A mixture of sash windows, C18 early C19, and modern. The
main doorway (C18) has a moulded canopy with panelled soffit, carved brackets above
panelled pilasters and a plain fanlight, with a later addition of slender Gothic
columns (of wrought-iron). The east side has a shop-front. Within, the west end is
2-bay timber-frame still gabled to the rear, and the massive stack was attached to its
north side; on the first-floor there is a stone Tuder fireplace with a moulded
4-centred arch. The street elevation shows several minor changes, and the interior is
Listing NGR: SU5260058665
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Source: English Heritage
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