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Description: The George and Dragon Inn and Adjoining Stable/Coach House with the Link Building
Date Listed: 4 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 336067
OS Grid Reference: SE1941337946
OS Grid Coordinates: 419413, 437946
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8374, -1.7065
5111 APPERLEY ROAD
Apperley Bridge BD10
4.9.52 The George and Dragon Inn
and adjoining stable/coach house
with the link building
SE 1937 18/13
C16 2-storey building with gabled front, mullioned windows, C19 glazing, early
C19 porch added. Adjoining to the left is a 2-storey wing added in 1704 but much
altered in C19. One wall however has built into it a stone inscribed "S. H. M.
Idem Tamen Sam. Hem. filius sumptibus fuis erigi fecit 1704. (?)
Interior iron studded oak door on pivot. Oak centre tree and timber framing.
Lintel of fireplace in upper room records in Latin "Not for the purpose of making a show but for necessary uses Samuel Hemingway and Mary his wife enlarged this house AD 1704. These things are cherishing; victuals drink, warmth, shelter, which if thow possess, remember gratefully to give thanks to God". The C19 alterations incorporate a narrow 2-storey canted bay with stepped stone roof and applied finial. To the right across the yard, linked by a covered way, is a circa 1800 or early C19 stable/coach house block at right angles to the road. Coursed sandstone "bricks" with gable and stone slate roof. Archway with flanking square openings at first floor level.
Listing NGR: SE1941337946
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Source: English Heritage
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