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The George Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Abbey, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4548 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -0.9701 / 0°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 471653

OS Northings: 173367

OS Grid: SU716733

Mapcode National: GBR QMF.5Y

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.4PHN

Entry Name: The George Hotel

Listing Date: 22 March 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38981

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

KING STREET
1.
5128
(South Side)
- Nos 8 and 9
22.3.57. Nos 10. to 12 (consec)
(The George Hotel)
SU 7173 SE 3/151
II
2.
Including Nos 61 to 63 (consec) Minster Street. First mentioned 1423. Built
at various dates round a courtyard with one entrance from King Street and secondary
entrance from Minster Street. King Street front Nos 11 and 12 a modern fake
timber design but original timber members survive. 3 storeys. 4 modern windows,
on ground floor 2 angled bay windows and central carriage arch . Nos 8 and
9 and return to Minster Street, 4 storeys early C19, stucco and slate roof
with rounded corner, moulded cornice over 2nd floor and moulded cope to parapet.
No 9 has 2 windows, modern casements. No 8, 3 windows on curve with 2 storey
framing pilaster strips on ground floor, doubled to Minster Street. Glazing
bar sashes except 1st floor. Nos 62 and 63, raised surrounds, cornices to
1st floor. Nos 61 forms a slight break with Ionic pilasters framing centre
and outer incised pilasters, also pedimented 1st floor windows. 3 storey 3
window brick and tile extension to Yeild Hall Lane. Ground floor a continuous
range of modern glazing bar shop windows. The Courtyard is cobbled and the
facades are mainly C18 painted brick with various groups of C18 and early C19
windows; south block with brick block cornice.


Listing NGR: SU7165373367

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