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Latitude: 52.2936 / 52°17'36"N
Longitude: -0.2546 / 0°15'16"W
OS Eastings: 519130
OS Northings: 267592
OS Grid: TL191675
Mapcode National: GBR J35.2G5
Mapcode Global: VHGM1.JMR3
Entry Name: The George Hotel
Listing Date: 24 October 1951
Last Amended: 3 June 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130293
English Heritage Legacy ID: 54301
Location: Buckden, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19
Civil Parish: Buckden
Built-Up Area: Buckden
Traditional County: Huntingdonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Buckden St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Ely
BUCKDEN HIGH STREET
5/31 Nos. 37 and 39
24.10.51 (THE GEORGE HOTEL)
(FORMERLY LISTED AS
THE GEORGE HOTEL WITH
NOS. 41, 43 AND 45)
The hotel is part of an early C18 coaching inn, originally with
a courtyard plan, and galleried timber-framed rear wings of
earlier dates. In c.1925 the south facade of the west wing was
considerably altered, and a two storey bay window added to the
south gable of the street range. C18 street facade; red brick,
plain tile roofs. Eight bays, three storeys, with plain brick
parapet and stone copings, brick bands between floors. Original
entry to south replaced by a window and other blocked windows
opened in early C20. Five flush framed hung sash windows with
glazing bars in gauged, flat brick arches to around floor.
Coach entrance to north with eliptical arch of gauged bricks and
key stone. Eight first floor, and five second floor windows
with three blind windows, all similar to ground floor, though
some are replacements. Large wrought iron inn-sign bracket over
Interior details largely C19, some C18 doors. Timber-frame of
rear south wing exposed at first floor. North facing gallery
has C19 windows and a wooden shuttered window reputed to have
been used by Dick Turpin.
RCHM - Huntingdonshire, p39
Pevsner - Buildings of England, p216
Edgington, S B - History of Buckden 1980, p15
C.R.O. Huntingdon - Collection of photographs
Listing NGR: TL1913067592
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