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George Inn, York, Yorkshire

Picture source: David Appleyard

The George Inn was situated at 19 Coney Street. This pub has now been demolished and replaced by a Next store.
According to a plaque on the wall: 'In Elizabethan times, Ralph Rokeby Esq (d.1575) Secretary of the Council of the North lived in a house on this site. Subsequently for about two and a half centuries there existed here a Hostelry known since 1614 as the George Inn, from which horsedrawn coaches departed to Hull, Manchester and Newcastle. The sisters Charlotte and Anne Bronte stayed here in 1849. Leak & Thorp moved to this site in 1869.'

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Site of The George Inn

Picture source: Darkstar

Site of The George Inn

Picture source: Darkstar