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The George Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penrith, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6643 / 54°39'51"N

Longitude: -2.7523 / 2°45'8"W

OS Eastings: 351572

OS Northings: 530175

OS Grid: NY515301

Mapcode National: GBR 9G6H.YR

Mapcode Global: WH81B.P1L2

Entry Name: The George Hotel

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72825

Location: Penrith, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Town: Eden

Civil Parish: Penrith

Built-Up Area: Penrith

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Penrith St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


1.
5165 DEVONSHIRE STREET
(east side)

The George Hotel and
Nos 19, 20 and 22
NY 5130 1/76 24.4.51

II* GV


2.
Various dates, principally early C18 mid C19 and 1924. Red sandstone ashlar.
Prince Charles Edward Stuart stayed here 22 November 1745. Northern part is
the oldest, 3 storeys, centre carriage entry with cornice and curved pediment,
flanked by small shop fronts (Nos 19 and 20), above are 6 sash windows on each
floor in stone architraves, top moulded cornice. Present mid C19 main front to
south of this is 4 storeys, with centre Roman Doric porch with cornice and stone
balustraded balcony, a 2-storeyed canted bay window at each side with stone
mullions, and centre sash in moulded architraves with cornices; triple sashes
on second floor, and 2 semi-circular eyes on top floor. Large portion farther
south added in 1924 is similar style, 3 storeys, centre segmental arch to
market hall, a small shop window (No 22), 5 windows each upper floor (centre
first floor triple sash with pediment).


Listing NGR: NY5158030172

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