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The Old George Public House, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: The Old George Public House

Grade: II
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

Location: Highbridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1EZ

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 1EZ

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Listing Text

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

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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