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George Hotel, High Street, Grantham



Reference Name MLI96367

Name:
George Hotel, High Street, Grantham

Summary:
The George Hotel is a three storey brick building, built in 1780 to replace an earlier, possibly medieval, hostelry.

Location:
GRANTHAM, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 38869
The George Hotel is a three storey brick building, built in 1780. It has a circular window with original tracery. The interior includes original fireplaces and Adam decoration on the stairs. The cellars may contain traces of a medieval inn. The carriageway, which has been filled in, has a datestone of 1780. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {1}
The George Hotel has a keystone of 1780 which was when the present building was constructed to replace an earlier hostelry. The north wing was added in 1923. {2}
The hotel was substantially remodelled in the 1990s when it was converted into a shopping centre. {3}

Sources:
1 Index: Department of the Environment. 1972. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 8/45
2 Bibliographic reference: Bond, L. and Knapp, M.G.. 1987. Georgian Houses in Grantham. p.12
3 Intervention Report: South Kesteven District Council. 2009. Grantham Conservation Area Appraisal. Commercial Centre character area

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