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The George and Dragon, Leigh

Description: The George and Dragon

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 213551

OS Grid Reference: SD6566000067
OS Grid Coordinates: 365660, 400067
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4962, -2.5191

Location: 7 King Street, Leigh WN7 4LP WN7 4LP

Locality: Leigh
County: Wigan
Country: England
Postcode: WN7 4LP

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
SD 60 SE
(east side)
2/65 No.7 (The George
and Dragon)
Public house. Mid C17 altered C19 and C20. Painted brick, Welsh slate roof.
2-storey, twin-gabled front having 2 windows to 1st floor; deep plan with short
side-wing off left return. Doorway to right of centre has corniced wooden doorcase
and is flanked by broad 4-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels.
Applied herringbone boarding to 1st floor; transomed 3-light casements.
Bargeboards with turned finials. Brick stack to left of central valley; lantern to
right-hand ridge. Rear: left gable has fragment of brick hoodmould. Left return:
gabled wing lit by early 3-light casement under brick hoodmould; remains of
hoodmould to ground-floor on right. Both returns show a ragged joint near King
Street facade indicating refronting. Interior: some contemporary ceiling beams in
bar area; remainder of interior likely to conceal extensive C17 fabric. One of the
few identifiable C17 urban buildings in this area.

Listing NGR: SD6566000067

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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