The George Hotel, Shipston on Stour
The George Hotel, a coaching inn dating to the Post Medieval period. It is located 100m east of the Post Office, Shipston on Stour.
1 Early Georgian (c1730) brick built coaching inn with five bays, three storeys, with segmented head windows.
2 Brick, in Flemish bond, with painted stone plinth, quoins and eaves cornice on consoles with coped parapet. 18th century tile roof with stone caped gables and brick end stacks on stone bases. 3 storeys plus attic.
3 The front façade is in unspoilt 18th century classical style. 3 storeys, 5 bays, segment headed windows.
4 Coaches used to approach the inn through the back entrance in Church Street, change horses in the yard, and issue forth through the wide arched entrance in the centre of the High Street façade.
5 Historic hotel situated on the east side of High street in the medieval area of the town.
Listed building record (DWA3278) gives a date for the hotel of late C18.