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George Inn

High St, NORTON ST PHILIP, BA2 7LH

Grade I listed, this truly remarkable building was built, so historians believe, in 1223 as temporary accommodation for Carthusian monks while they constructed Hinton Priory two miles away. In 1397, the Prior granted it a licence to sell ale, making it one of the country's oldest continuously licensed inns. When Wadworth, the Devizes brewery, carried out a major restoration, it uncovered medieval wall paintings, which are now preserved, as are other interesting features like the stone-tiled roof, massive doorway, turreted staircase, cobbled courtyard and open-air gallery. There are two menus, the carte and the more pocket-friendly and informal Monmouth's. For a lighter option, a selection of ciabattas is served until 6pm. Outside, you can eat in the ancient and atmospheric courtyard and from the beer garden watch cricket on the Mead.

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Tel: 01373 834224
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Principal beers

6X, Henry's Original IPA, The Bishop's Tipple

Open

All day all week
10-11 (Sun 12-10.30)

Facilities

Children welcome.
Children's play area.
Garden.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.

George Inn, Norton st philip

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Directions

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A36 from Bath to Warminster, 6m, right onto A366 to Radstock, village 1m

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