|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||George Hotel, Nos 1 and 3 Station Street|
The George Hotel was constructed in the early 18th century, although the main range to the street was added around 1860, with further extensions in 1979 and 1988-89. This two storey building is of red brick with a rendered and whitewashed front and slate and pantiled roofs. Inside a 19th century cast-iron staircase survives.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 8200 0911|
|Parish:||SWAFFHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
English Heritage Listing:
George Hotel, Nos 1 and 3 Station Street.
Hotel. Early 18th century, main range to street added around 1860, extensions 1979 and 1988-89. Red brick, the front rendered and whitewashed. Slate and pantiled roofs. Exterior 19th century facade faces south-west. Two storeys and dormer attic; irregular five-window range. Rusticated ground floor. Double-leaf half-glazed door right of centre with plain doorcase rising to pediment. Fenestration of two/two horned sashes of various sizes, those to ground floor with rendered and painted gauged arches, to first floor with raised surrounds and hoods. Five through-eaves dormers with open segmental pediments with shell motifs; two/two horned sashes. Gabled roof. Internal gable-end stacks north and south. To left is 18th century block with facade rebuilt in 20th century in stretcher-bond red brick: two storeys, five-window range. Six/six sashes, those to upper floor without horns. Gabled roof. Internal gable-end stack to north. Rear of this block of early 18th century brick and one two-light cross-casement. Interior: 19th century cast-iron staircase.
Information from (S1).
- HOTEL (Post Medieval to Modern - 1700 AD? to 2050 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Serial: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B.. 1989. The Buildings of England. Norfolk 2: North-West and South.. |
|<S1>||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
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