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George Hotel, Swaffham

Description: George Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 460645

OS Grid Reference: TF8200909114
OS Grid Coordinates: 582009, 309114
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6492, 0.6891

Location: Station Street, Swaffham, Norfolk PE37 7LJ

Locality: Swaffham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE37 7LJ

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Listing Text


809-1/6/83 (East side)
17/01/73 Nos.1 AND 3
George Hotel


Hotel. Early C18, main range to street added c1860, extensions
1979 and 1988-89. Red brick, the front rendered and
whitewashed. Slate and pantiled roofs.
EXTERIOR: C19 facade faces south-west. 2 storeys and dormer
attic; irregular 5-window range. Rusticated ground floor.
Double-leaf half-glazed door right of centre with plain
doorcase rising to pediment. Fenestration of 2/2 horned sashes
of various sizes, those to ground floor with rendered and
painted gauged arches, to first floor with raised surrounds
and hoods. 5 through-eaves dormers with open segmental
pediments with shell motifs; 2/2 horned sashes. Gabled roof.
Internal gable-end stacks north and south.
To left is C18 block with facade rebuilt in C20 in
stretcher-bond red brick: 2 storeys, 5-window range. 6/6
sashes, those to upper floor without horns. Gabled roof.
Internal gable-end stack to north. Rear of this block of early
C18 brick and one 2-light cross-casement.
INTERIOR: C19 cast-iron staircase.

Listing NGR: TF8200909114

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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