Description: The George and Dragon
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
The following building shall be added:
LEIGH KING STREET
SD 60 SE
2/65 No.7 (The George
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
Source: English Heritage
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