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George Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Axminster, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7825 / 50°46'56"N

Longitude: -2.9978 / 2°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 329752

OS Northings: 98574

OS Grid: SY297985

Mapcode National: GBR PH.305N

Mapcode Global: FRA 47L0.RXH

Entry Name: George Hotel

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87664

Location: Axminster, East Devon, Devon, EX13

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Axminster

Built-Up Area: Axminster

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Axminster St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

1/71 (east side)

11.8.50 George Hotel

Circa early C18 coaching inn, on an island site. Large stone rubble building with
brick front to Victoria Place. Steeply pitched slate hipped roof with modillion eaves
cornice. Bends at floor levels. Three storeys. Six bays. Sash windows with glazing
bars in exposed casing.

To right hand (south) late C18 assembly room addition with hipped asbestos slate roof,
carriageway to ground floor with large Venetian window above with pilasters,
entablature and keyblock. Similar window at rear.

Rear of main building has range of sashes, casements and ground floor bays with
sashes. Panelled door to Chard Street return with rectangular fanlight.

Interior of assembly room has plaster cornice and frieze of swags. Venetian window at
each end in elliptically arched openings. Chimneypiece with fluted Ionic three
quarter columns and decorated frieze. Small gallery with bowed balustrade. In the
main range an C18 dog-leg staircase with twined balusters.

Listing NGR: SY2975298574

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

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