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The George Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shalford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9345 / 51°56'4"N

Longitude: 0.5038 / 0°30'13"E

OS Eastings: 572223

OS Northings: 229184

OS Grid: TL722291

Mapcode National: GBR PH2.N60

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.PM5V

Entry Name: The George Public House

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Last Amended: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115559

Location: Shalford, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Shalford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Shalford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/40 The George Public House
(formerly listed as George
2.5.53 Inn)

House, now a public house. Late medieval, altered in C16, C17 and C18. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles and slates. Half-H plan
facing SE with wings extending forwards, axial stack at junction of hall range
and left wing. C17 stair tower at rear of right bay of hall, with C20
single-storey flat-roofed extension beyond. Long single-storey extension to
rear of left wing, C18/C19. Single-storey extension with slated lean-to roof
between 2 front wings, C18. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one Cl8 splayed bay with
original 2-light window with one wrought iron casement and rectangular leaded
glazing, 2 C20 casements. First floor, 3 C19 casements. 2 boarded doors, one
having a small pane. Right wing jettied to the front. Some original sprockets.
In the rear wall at first-floor level, an C18 2-light window with one wrought
iron casement, rectangular leading and early glass. The interior has a large
wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered with jewel stops, jowled posts,
chamfered beards, and clasped purlin roofs. The walls of the hall have been
raised approx. 1.30 metres in the C17, and the roof rebuilt, re-using
soot-blackened medieval rafters. The stair tower has some exposed studding with
straight bracing trenched to the inside, and a blocked rear window. Some early
ledged doors, C17 and C18. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL7222329184

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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