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THE GEORGE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE GEORGE

List entry Number: 1130204

Location

THE GEORGE, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Spaldwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jul-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 54601

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 17 SW SPALDWICK HIGH STREET (North Side)

6/131 The George 21.7.51

GV II*

C16 and C17 inn, timber framed and plastered, plain tile roofs. The earliest two storey building of hall and jettied crosswing with half-hipped roof was extended in early C17 to west by a further room and a gabled crosswing of two storeys with attics. Crosswing linked by covered way at first floor level to late timber framed barn to west. Central ridge stack to crosswing, end stack to east and good, C17 ridge stack to main range with two -shafts bridged by a round headed arch. Four first floor windows include three horizontal sliding sash windows with glazing bars. Four, three-light horizontal sliding sash windows with glazing bars at ground floor with one small bay window. Main entrance has half-glazed door, and panelled door to right hand. Interior has large inglenook hearths moulded and stop- chamfered ceiling beams. Wall paintings, possibly early C17 in first floor room of four large figures dressed for hunting. VCH (Hunts) p13. RCHM (Hunts) p244. Norris Museum, St. Ives. Inskip Ladds Collection. Pevsner: Buildings of England, p345. Trans. Cambs & Hunts Arch Soc. Vol.VI, p49.

Listing NGR: TL1292272806

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Huntingdonshire, (1926), 244
Page, W, Proby, G , The Victoria History of the County of Huntingdon, (1936), 13
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 345
'Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaelogical Society Transactions' in Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire Archaelogical Society Transactions, , Vol. 6, (), 49

National Grid Reference: TL 12922 72806

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