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©  David Sanderson

IoE Number: 265915
Location: GEORGE HOTEL, HIGH STREET (north side)
Photographer: David Sanderson
Date Photographed: 05 September 1999
Date listed: 21 June 1950
Date of last amendment: 21 June 1950
Grade I

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HIGH STREET1133(North Side)George Hotel andPilgrims' Inn

HIGH STREET 1. 1133 (North Side) George Hotel and Pilgrims' Inn ST 4958 7/35 21.6.50. I GV 2. Late C15. Originally the Pilgrims' Inn, a hospice of the Abbey. 3 storeys. Whole front divided into 3 tiers of panels with traceried heads. Right of centre is entrance with 3-centred arched head. Above are 3 carved panels with arms of the Abbey and Edward IV. To left is 3-storey splayed bay with a 4-light mullioned window to each floor. Splayed piers with panelled sides at quoins. Moulded strings. Crenellated parapet with roof gables behind. Stone shaft and bracket supporting inn sign. Small bell-turret freestanding on parapet to right. Interior has stone newel staircase, panelled 'Abbot's Parlour', extensive cellars etc. Long range of post-medieval buildings attached to rear. All the listed buildings from Crown Hotel to No 11 (North side) and Nos 2 to 10, with No 12 (South side), and the Market Cross and Nos 6 to 9 (consec) Market Place form an extremely important group.

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