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George Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in South Molton, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0176 / 51°1'3"N

Longitude: -3.8339 / 3°50'2"W

OS Eastings: 271461

OS Northings: 125850

OS Grid: SS714258

Mapcode National: GBR L1.J2LL

Mapcode Global: FRA 26VF.B67

Plus Code: 9C3R2598+3C

Entry Name: George Hotel

Listing Date: 20 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 96889

Location: South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: South Molton

Built-Up Area: South Molton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: South Molton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS7025-7125 (south side)
- No 1 (George Hotel)

Present building dates from 1730s replacing an earlier inn on the site.
3 storeys painted brick. Parapet with slate roof. Moulded eaves cornice. Full
length pilasters. 5 sashes without glazing bars, each one with grotesque mask
keystones which came from Stowe, the demolished Charles II mansion in Cornwall.
Porch with cambered arch and keystone. Set back 2-storey portion, an early C19
dining room addition over a carriage entrance. The interior contains an C18
'Chinoiserie' fretted staircase. The dining room was used as a theatre in the
C19. Frequent visitors included the Rev Jack Russell, the famous hunting parson
who gave his name to the Jack Russell terrier. The building is mentioned in
R D Blackmore's novel Lorna Doone.

Listing NGR: SS7146125850

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