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Description: George and Dragon Public House
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 139838
OS Grid Reference: SU3825153139
OS Grid Coordinates: 438251, 153139
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2761, -1.4530
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SU 3853 HURSTBOURNE TARRANT THE SQUARE
10/88 George and Dragon P.H.
An inn from medieval times, then a coaching house, now a public house. The
rear has remains of a timber-framed building (C16 or C17) but the main structure
is late C18, with some early C19 details. Walls part painted brick and part
render (with joint marks), with a tile roof. Symmetrical treatment of the
front (north-west) and wings extending to the rear (the north wing abutting
Church Street): 2 storeys, 2.1.3 windows (wings of 3 windows). Hipped roof
with brick dentil eaves, gabled centrepiece. The plain walls have a plinth.
and the centre is flanked by pilasters (of painted brickwork) with a band at eaves
level, and another at the top forming a cap which continues as a coping to the
gable, which has a flat top (for a feature now missing). Sashes, the outer
upper lights being triple, one splayed early C19 bay and a wide late C19
rectangular bay, in the centrepiece a blind arch heads a wide triple sash to
the 1st floor. Doors at each side, one ½-glazed the other of 6 panels within
an architrave headed by a canopy on carved brackets: the centre (former carriage
entrance) has a door with windows at each side, under a canopy of 4 brackets.
The north wing has all the former openings (2 Venetian to the ground floor)
now filled; beyond is a single-storeyed unit with an entrance to the rear yard,
connected to a cottage (part of the premises) of 2 storeys, 2 windows, with
walls of painted flint and brick, sash windows, and a central entrance now
Listing NGR: SU3825053142
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Source: English Heritage
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