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Bettyswood gunside

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1112 / 53°6'40"N

Longitude: -2.0257 / 2°1'32"W

OS Eastings: 398375

OS Northings: 357116

OS Grid: SJ983571

Mapcode National: GBR 24H.YFW

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.V2K5

Entry Name: Bettyswood gunside

Listing Date: 31 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469190

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

611/1/10010 Gunside and Bettyswood
House, subdivided into 2 dwellings. 1912, by Reginald Longdon for John Hall. Flemish bond vitrified blue brick with red brick dressings. Clay plain tile hipped roof with moulded wooden eaves cornice, moulded cast-iron gutters and lead rainwater heads. STYLE: Queen Anne style. PLAN: E-shaped plan, with service rooms in left [W] wing [now occupied by Gunside], and central stairhall and principal rooms on right [E] occupied by Bettyswood. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. 2:3:2 bay south front; flanking 2-bay projecting wings; 3-bay centre with projecting porch \vith stone architrave, cornice and iron balcony above with French casement in moulded eared architrave with cambered head in slighdy advanced brick panel. 12-pane sashes, ground floor \vith cambered arches \vith keystones, cross-mullion-transom windows with leaded panes to either side of porch. Red brick band, window surrounds and rusticated quoins. Rear [N], 1: 1 :2: 1: 1 bays, bays 2 and 4 recessed with coved eaves, blind arches, 3-light stair windows and canopies over door\vays below; centre bay breaks forward with hipped roof, large canted bay window on ground floor \vith 12-pane sashes and balcony above with French casements. 2 and 3-bay side elevations. Hipped dormers with casements. INTERIOR [of Guns ide]: service end [W], has some original joinery including attic chimneypieces. Principal rooms and stairhall in Bettyswood not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ9837557116

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