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Description: George and Dragon Public House
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162631
OS Grid Reference: TL2310527789
OS Grid Coordinates: 523105, 227789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9350, -0.2108
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GRAVELEY HIGH STREET
TL 2327 (West side)
13/18 No. 19
- (George And Dragon P.H.)
House, now a public house. Late C17 or early C18, brick front mid C18,
probably earlier used as coaching inn as it stands on the Great North
Road. Timber frame roughcast over tarred brick sill. Dark
weatherboarding to S side of rear wing. Front of plum brick chequered
with blue headers, lighter red dressings and flat rubbed brick arches to
both floors. Steep old red tile roof with rear catslide over outshut. A
2-storeys and cellar house on roadside facing E, with rear outshut
integral, and 2-storeys gabled rear wing at lower level to NW.
Symmetrical front has 3 windows to 1st floor brick band at eaves level
below brick parapet, low plinth, and central entrance. Slightly recessed
box sash windows with moulded trim and flat arches to each floor.
Columned porch up 2 steps with triangular pediment and fielded 6-panel
doors set between columns. Large elaborate scrolled wrought iron bracket
and signboard. Stair turret with swept roof in angle with rear wing. Old
photograph shows a 3-storeys front facade.
Listing NGR: TL2310527789
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Source: English Heritage
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