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Description: The George Hotel
Date Listed: 22 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 193714
OS Grid Reference: TF0305106846
OS Grid Coordinates: 503051, 306846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6496, -0.4782
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1671 ST MARTIN'S
(The George Hotel)
TF 0206 1/236
TF 0306 1/236 22.5.54.
Front elevation of mid C18. Dated 1728 on rain-water-head). 3 storeys in ashlar,
Moulded stone cornice and panelled parapet, centre containing cartouche with arms
of Earl of Exeter. Stone plinth, probably earlier, 5 windows in moulded stone
surrounds with triple keystones. Central round-headed arch with triple keystone
over modern door Cl9 wood sign extending across the road, Remains of C17 buildings
on North and to rear. Court to rear is mid C13. 3 storeys, 2 canted bay. The
building stands on the site of 1 originally belonging to the Knights Hospitallers,
and is a large and rambling mixture of many dates. The North elevation contains
remains of 2 gables and several mullioned windows.
Interior:- has been much altered, 1 Cl8 stone chimney-piece. Remains of a mediaeval
hall, probably C14, including the chamfered fireplace arch and part of the screens
are to be found in the gentlemen's lavatory. Includes rear premises, former stables,
mainly garaging. Early C19. 2 storey in brick.
Nos 39 +o 43 (consec), Garden Wall to No 43, No 44, Wall to No 44, Nos 45 to 70
(consec), Garden Wall to Nos 68 and 69 with Burghley Almshouses form a group.
Listing NGR: TF0305106846
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Source: English Heritage
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