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The George Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Maulden, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0299 / 52°1'47"N

Longitude: -0.4611 / 0°27'39"W

OS Eastings: 505672

OS Northings: 237948

OS Grid: TL056379

Mapcode National: GBR G3B.Q78

Mapcode Global: VHFQT.Y7LQ

Plus Code: 9C4X2GHQ+XH

Entry Name: The George Inn

Listing Date: 11 April 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350294

Location: Maulden, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Maulden

Built-Up Area: Maulden

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Maulden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Public House. Probably C16, with cl7, C19 and C20 additions and
alterations. Close studded timber frame with wattle and daub infill
faced in brick, C19, and with brick additions, the C19 brickwork is
in flemish bond and painted. C17 wing clad in brick in english bond.
Plain tile roofs. Corniced brick stacks. 2 storeys and attic. 2 bays,
with C19 single storey bay slightly set back on left, tower gabled,
C17, wing to rear left, and single storey, gabled C20 wings to rear
right and extreme rear left, further C20 rear additions. Plinth
windows are wooden casements, each light with a horizontal glazing
bar. Double sided brick steps up to central board door in segmental-
arched reveal flanked by canted bay windows, all under bracketed. Pent
tile canopy. 1st floor jettied slightly with two 3-light windows
flanking the pub sign. Central ridge stack. Added bay on right has
two-light segmental-arched window, dentilled eaves, and tall stack at
right side.
Rear: Left bay has exposed wall-post on right and two-light 1st floor
window. Two small 1st floor windows to wing. Right return; bracketed
window. Two below tile pentice. Exposed timber framing above mid-rail
comprising posts and struts, with collared raking and queen strut
Interior: 3-bay timber frame, with well moulded timbers. On ground
floor 2 right bays formed a single cell having ceiling quartered by
large scantling triple ovolo-moulded beams, the mid rail at right end
similarly moulded. Left bay has chamfered spine beam, rear wing has
double ovolo and fillet moulded spine beam, the moulding run out at
one end. On the first floor are visible parts of the timber frame
which are jowelled wall-posts, intermediate posts and rails, and wall
plate. 2 left bays originally formed one cell, having chamfered spine
beam and stepped cyma stops at left end and moulded pendant at right
end. probably C17 winder stair up to attic, which has close studded
partition walls between bays and end walls (cambered collar at right
end), large scantling clasped purlins, old pegged halved rafters, and
arched wind braces.

Listing NGR: TL0567237948

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