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Lower George Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472680

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

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

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8218NE WESTGATE STREET
844-1/7/426 (South side)
23/01/52 No.121
Lower George Hotel

GV II

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
the windows.
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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