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Description: George Hotel
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 192966
OS Grid Reference: SK9136235849
OS Grid Coordinates: 491362, 335849
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9123, -0.6428
There is also a scheduled monument, Conduit House, Market Place, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SK 9135 NW 8/45 8.5.50
1780. 3-storey, brick with parapet; slate roof; stone plinth and bands
at 1st floor and below 1st floor wmdows; narrow pseudo entablature with
triglyph below parapet; 7 windows, glazing bars, both end bays project
slightly with semi-circular arched recess to which tile windows are each
of 3 lights; central rusticated stone carriageway (now filled in to form
main entrance doorway) with semi-elliptical arch surmounted by cornice
and with keystone dated 1780. Fireplaces and "Adam" decoration on stairs.
Also circular window with tracery of the period. Mentioned in "Nicholas
Nickleby". Cellars may contain traces of medieval inn.
The George Hotel and Nos. 62 to 70 (consec form a group.
Listing NGR: SK9137235876
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Source: English Heritage
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