Description: The Old George Inn
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 319181
OS Grid Reference: SU1430329852
OS Grid Coordinates: 414303, 129852
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0678, -1.7972
1594 (East Side)
Nos 15 & 17
(The Old George Inn)
SU 1429 NW 3/81 28.2.52.
C14 and later. 3 storeys, paired gables to front. Elaborately braced-timber
framed elevation with plaster infilling. Old tile roof. 2 5 light mullioned
and transomed casement windows on 2nd floor. 1st floor has 2 irregular canted
oriel windows each of 10 mullioned and transomed lights, hipped tiled pent
roofs, timber framed aprons. The wall between bays has elaborate interlaced
bracing. The ground floor has recently been opened up to provide access to
the "Old George Mall", one original post with bracket projecting forward to
carry overhang. On lst floor the south room has early C17 plaster work friezes
on beams and carved wood overmantel. Projecting to east on north side open
hall through 2 storeys. C15 hammerbeam roof, arched braces to collars. Heavy
scissor bracing visible on 2nd floor lath decorated wall plates and spandrels.
2 rooms with tie beams and kingposts with 4-way struts.
Nos 11 to 17 (odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: SU1430329852
Source: English Heritage
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