British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

George Hotel No. 3 and Attached Former Stable Block, Oswestry

Description: George Hotel No. 3 and Attached Former Stable Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255485

OS Grid Reference: SJ2908629751
OS Grid Coordinates: 329086, 329751
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8606, -3.0547

Location: 35 Arthur Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1PZ

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 1PZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


14/21 No. 43 (George Hotel)
Includes No. 3, Bailey Head and attached former stable block.
House, now inn and shop. Early C18 extended 1742 (datestone) with later
additions and alterations. Purplish red brick (painted to former stables)
with rusticated angle quoins; plain tile roofs with coped verges on stone
kneelers. 2 storeys and attics; wooden modillion eaves cornice to front
and moulded cornice to right return; 7-window front, 4-paned sashes in
C18 openings with plain lintels and projecting moulded keystones,
C20 gabled eaves dormer to far left; late C19 inn front, re-modelled
late C20,retains moulded entablature supported on decorated console
brackets but partly infilled with purplish brown brick and new top-hung
casements inserted, 4-panel door to left and 6-panel door to centre
with blocked segmental-headed opening (probably C18) between 2 sections of C19
inn front; prominent ridge stacks to left and right of centre. Right
gable end has datestone "1742" with initials above plastered over; late
C19 doorcase to right (former entrance to No. 1, Bailey Head) now with
late C20 top-hung casement inserted. Right return (forming No. 3,
Bailey Head) probably slightly earlier than main section, see straight
joint beneath tall ridge stack to left; 3 windows, thick glazing bar
sashes (blind and painted in imitation to centre) with plain stone
lintels and projecting moulded keystones, C19 hip-roofed dormers in
bottom part of roof slope to left and right; C19 shop front and console-
bracketed doorcase to left with similar window opening to those on first
floor to right; tall external end stack to right. Former stable block
attached at oblique angle to right, now part of shop; 2 levels, blocked
eaves hatches to left and right and segmental-headed openings to ground
floor, raised verges to right gable end. Mid-C19 two-storey red brick
range at right-angles to rear of main section possibly a former maltings.

Listing NGR: SJ2908129753

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.