Description: The Old George Public House
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 304763
OS Grid Reference: NZ2488864155
OS Grid Coordinates: 424888, 564155
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9714, -1.6127
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE OLD GEORGE YARD
6/9/77 The Old George P.H.
Early C17 or earlier house with considerable alterations in C18 and early C19.
Brick, mainly rendered, part painted, rubble stone to rear and under arch; Welsh
slate roofs. Three-part facade: at west of three storeys, two windows; in centre
two storeys, three windows, both sections stuccoed. To south-east over a
carriage arch an irregular two-storey part of painted brick. Two six-panel doors
in pedimented doorcases. Sash windows with glazing bars, four of them tripartite.
Arch supported on stout beams. Rubble walls beneath with two segment-headed door-
ways. High-pitched roofs except in third part. Long, irregular rear elevation of
large rubble stonework, patched in places. One original window surround remains
and a large chimney breast, inside which is a wide fireplace with shallow segmental
chamfered stone arch with rounded corners and slightly vermiculate voussoirs.
Main rooms on both floors have stout, fairly close-set joists, possibly of early
C18. Bar at east end has stout, shallow joists, probably original. Roofs
renewed in C18.
Listing NGR: NZ2489264153
Source: English Heritage
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