THE GEORGE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155931
Date first listed:
22-Mar-1957
Statutory Address:
61,62 AND 63, MINSTER STREET
Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE HOTEL, 10-12, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE HOTEL, 8 AND 9, KING STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
61,62 AND 63, MINSTER STREET
Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE HOTEL, 10-12, KING STREET
Statutory Address:
THE GEORGE HOTEL, 8 AND 9, KING STREET

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 71653 73367

Details

KING STREET 1. 5128 (South Side) - Nos 8 and 9 22.3.57. Nos 10. to 12 (consec) (The George Hotel) SU 7173 SE 3/151 II 2. Including Nos 61 to 63 (consec) Minster Street. First mentioned 1423. Built at various dates round a courtyard with one entrance from King Street and secondary entrance from Minster Street. King Street front Nos 11 and 12 a modern fake timber design but original timber members survive. 3 storeys. 4 modern windows, on ground floor 2 angled bay windows and central carriage arch . Nos 8 and 9 and return to Minster Street, 4 storeys early C19, stucco and slate roof with rounded corner, moulded cornice over 2nd floor and moulded cope to parapet. No 9 has 2 windows, modern casements. No 8, 3 windows on curve with 2 storey framing pilaster strips on ground floor, doubled to Minster Street. Glazing bar sashes except 1st floor. Nos 62 and 63, raised surrounds, cornices to 1st floor. Nos 61 forms a slight break with Ionic pilasters framing centre and outer incised pilasters, also pedimented 1st floor windows. 3 storey 3 window brick and tile extension to Yeild Hall Lane. Ground floor a continuous range of modern glazing bar shop windows. The Courtyard is cobbled and the facades are mainly C18 painted brick with various groups of C18 and early C19 windows; south block with brick block cornice.

Listing NGR: SU7165373367

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
38981
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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