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The George

A Grade II* Listed Building in Spaldwick, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3417 / 52°20'30"N

Longitude: -0.3439 / 0°20'37"W

OS Eastings: 512922

OS Northings: 272806

OS Grid: TL129728

Mapcode National: GBR H14.3W7

Mapcode Global: VHGLT.0D2P

Entry Name: The George

Listing Date: 21 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54601

Location: Spaldwick, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Spaldwick

Built-Up Area: Spaldwick

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Spaldwick St James

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 17 SW SPALDWICK HIGH STREET
(North Side)

6/131 The George
21.7.51

GV II*

C16 and C17 inn, timber framed and plastered, plain tile roofs.
The earliest two storey building of hall and jettied crosswing
with half-hipped roof was extended in early C17 to west by a
further room and a gabled crosswing of two storeys with attics.
Crosswing linked by covered way at first floor level to late
timber framed barn to west. Central ridge stack to crosswing,
end stack to east and good, C17 ridge stack to main range with
two -shafts bridged by a round headed arch. Four first floor
windows include three horizontal sliding sash windows with
glazing bars. Four, three-light horizontal sliding sash windows
with glazing bars at ground floor with one small bay window.
Main entrance has half-glazed door, and panelled door to right
hand. Interior has large inglenook hearths moulded and stop-
chamfered ceiling beams. Wall paintings, possibly early C17 in
first floor room of four large figures dressed for hunting.
VCH (Hunts) p13. RCHM (Hunts) p244.
Norris Museum, St. Ives. Inskip Ladds Collection.
Pevsner: Buildings of England, p345.
Trans. Cambs & Hunts Arch Soc. Vol.VI, p49.


Listing NGR: TL1292272806

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