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Latitude: 51.8674 / 51°52'2"N
Longitude: -2.2509 / 2°15'3"W
OS Eastings: 382820
OS Northings: 218789
OS Grid: SO828187
Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.V1W
Mapcode Global: VH94B.XBX8
Entry Name: Lower George Hotel
Listing Date: 23 January 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245080
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472680
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Gloucester
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO8218NE WESTGATE STREET
844-1/7/426 (South side)
Lower George Hotel
Merchant's house, now hotel. C16 with C18 and early C19
alterations. Timber frame refronted in stuccoed brick with
stone details, hipped and gabled slate roofs, brick stack.
Front block with long rear wing to left.
EXTERIOR: three storeys and cellar; the front with offset
stone plinth, at each corner raised and chamfered stone
quoins, stone string courses at first and second-floor sill
levels, crowning cornice with close-set modillions and stone
coped parapet. Across the front above the windows on the
ground floor a shallow, framed panel, and on the first floor
above the windows a similar panel inscribed "LOWER GEORGE
HOTEL" in raised letters.
On the ground floor to right a doorway with rectangular
fanlight in opening framed by moulded and eared stone
architraves with a raised keystone in the head; to left two
sashes with glazing bars (3x4 panes) and further left a wider
sash with glazing bars (4x4 panes) all in openings with
shouldered and eared architraves with keystones in the heads,
and projecting stone sills on moulded end-brackets. On each of
the upper floors four windows irregularly spaced in two pairs,
all of similar size with glazing bars (3x4 panes) and in
openings with shouldered and eared architraves and raised
keystones in the heads; on the first floor in the centre
between the windows a small panel similar to the panels above
INTERIOR: on the ground floor C20 linings and bar fittings; on
the upper floors and in roof exposed timber-framing.
Listing NGR: SO8282018789
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