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The George Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Cary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0895 / 51°5'22"N

Longitude: -2.5137 / 2°30'49"W

OS Eastings: 364116

OS Northings: 132366

OS Grid: ST641323

Mapcode National: GBR MV.CLXW

Mapcode Global: FRA 56M7.NHY

Entry Name: The George Hotel

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262016

Location: Castle Cary, South Somerset, Somerset, BA7

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Castle Cary

Built-Up Area: Castle Cary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/83 The George Hotel
Inn. C17 or earlier origins, with some reused materials; now mostly C18 and later Cary stone and lias rubble; thatched
roof with plain gables to main block, coped gable to southern half; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys; 4 bays main
block, 3-bay extension, set back slightly, still C18. Sash windows, mostly 12-pane under slim concrete lintols, but to
bays 2 and 4 main block are flat-roofed single storey bay windows of 4+16+4 panes, and to bay 6 a 2-storey angled bay
with 12+20+12 pane sash windows, under lead flat roof: to lower bay 3 a 6-panelled door in painted ashlar surround with
Doric pilasters, simple entablature and pediment hood; above this door a projecting hanging sign on a C19 wrot iron
triple- braced bracket with scrollwork decoration; some windows have brick reveals; one quoin stone to main block has
C12 chevron moulding. Considerable extensions to rear, includiong a long earlier C19 wing with 4 large 16-pane sash
windows at first floor level, and a former segmental arched throughway below, now blocked. Interior much altered, but
several crossbeams survive.

Listing NGR: ST6411632366

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