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Latitude: 53.2591 / 53°15'32"N
Longitude: -1.9155 / 1°54'55"W
OS Eastings: 405732
OS Northings: 373564
OS Grid: SK057735
Mapcode National: GBR HZ2R.2F
Mapcode Global: WHBBS.KB2W
Entry Name: The George Public House and George Mansions
Listing Date: 31 January 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259275
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463078
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
District: High Peak
Town: High Peak
Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central
Built-Up Area: Buxton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK0573NE GEORGE STREET
616-1/3/35 The George Public House and George
Public house and hotel. c1770 with mid C19 addition and C20
restoration. Ashlar and dressed stone with ashlar dressings
and Welsh slate hipped roofs with stone stacks.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys to main range, 3 and 2 storeys to
additions. Original south-west front has 4 storey, 6 windows
range to right. Off-centre later doorway with 4-panel double
doors with overlight in deeply moulded segment headed
surround. To left a single sash and to right 4 similar sashes.
Above 6 sashes to each floor, those to the third floor
smaller, topped by 3 dormer windows. To left 3 storey wing
with full-height canted bay window with plain sashes and 2
pairs of sashes beyond.
North-west front 3 storey, 7-window front with 2 storey single
window wings. First and second-floor sill bands. Central
segment headed doorway in moulded ashlar surround with
flanking columns and keystone, plus double glazed doors with
side lights and overlight. Either side 3 2/2 sashes, above 7
segment headed similar sashes, above again 7 similar sashes.
Wings have single segment headed tripartite sashes with
keystones and above single 2/2 sashes.
Rear: regular 4-window range; first bay and right return
rebuilt at all levels.
Left return: 3-window range. Projecting stacks. Single storey
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Alterations to the road routes led to the decline of The
George, and subsequent rise of The Grove.
(Leach John: The Book Of Buxton: Leicester: 1987-: 122).
Listing NGR: SK0573273564
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