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The George Public House and George Mansions

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463078

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text


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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