Description: The George and Dragon Inn and Attached Railings to Front
The Yorkshire Bank
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 328417
OS Grid Reference: SE6966086534
OS Grid Coordinates: 469660, 486534
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2697, -0.9319
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SE 6886-6986 KIRKBYMOORSIDE MARKET PLACE
6/59 No 17 (The George and
Dragon Inn) and attached
railings to front, and
No 19 (The Yorkshire
Inn, now inn and bank. Mid C18 with earlier origins; subdivided and
extended to rear later; C20 bank front to right. Hammer-dressed stone, now
whitewashed at front; pantile roof; brick stacks. Originally 3-cell
through-passage plan with rear staircase outshut; carriage arch to left.
2-storeys with semi-basement. 2-window front to inn to left; bank front to
right. Chamfered quoins. Stone steps to centre 6-panel door with
rectangular divided fanlight under flat stone hood on wrought-iron brackets.
3-light small-paned horizontal sliding sashes throughout, with stone sills
and double keyed lintels. Raised bands at basement and first floor level.
Moulded eaves cornice. Carriage entrance to left has elliptical arch of
voussoirs and quoined jambs with imposts. Tall plank double doors; 16-pane
sash above. End stacks to inn, and single end stack to carriage arch room.
Interior: fireplaces survive in both bars of the inn. That to right has a
quarter-round moulded bressumer over a later chimneypiece with a timber
lintel on corbelled-out jambs. That in left bar has plain stone surround
with rounded corners. Corner cupboard with glazed, round-headed door in
frame of entablature and cornice on reeded pilasters in left bar. In right
bar is a hearth cupboard with a square-panelled door. Late C18 iron
railings to front of inn, approximately one metre high on a chamfered stone
base, and ramped up to doorway; urn finials and spiral tips. The Yorkshire
Bank front to right is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SE6965386540
Source: English Heritage
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