A Glimpse of The George’s Painted Past
“Back on High Street’s N side, a little further downhill, the GEORGE HOTEL provides a contrast: (…)”
“On the first floor, a detached panel of 16th c wallpainting: bold swirls of foliage and flowers, two with putti springing from them.”
It is so wonderful that it is saved at all.
Let’s talk about micro-climates, back supports and conservation paneling another time.
Citations from: James Bettley and Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England:Essex. (New Haven and London, reprinted with corrections 2010)
High Street, Colchester