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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.


List entry Number: 1147630



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shalford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115559

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6/40 The George Public House (formerly listed as George 2.5.53 Inn) II

House, now a public house. Late medieval, altered in C16, C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles and slates. Half-H plan facing SE with wings extending forwards, axial stack at junction of hall range and left wing. C17 stair tower at rear of right bay of hall, with C20 single-storey flat-roofed extension beyond. Long single-storey extension to rear of left wing, C18/C19. Single-storey extension with slated lean-to roof between 2 front wings, C18. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one Cl8 splayed bay with original 2-light window with one wrought iron casement and rectangular leaded glazing, 2 C20 casements. First floor, 3 C19 casements. 2 boarded doors, one having a small pane. Right wing jettied to the front. Some original sprockets. In the rear wall at first-floor level, an C18 2-light window with one wrought iron casement, rectangular leading and early glass. The interior has a large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered with jewel stops, jowled posts, chamfered beards, and clasped purlin roofs. The walls of the hall have been raised approx. 1.30 metres in the C17, and the roof rebuilt, re-using soot-blackened medieval rafters. The stair tower has some exposed studding with straight bracing trenched to the inside, and a blocked rear window. Some early ledged doors, C17 and C18. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL7222329184

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National Grid Reference: TL 72223 29184


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