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Latitude: 53.1292 / 53°7'45"N
Longitude: -2.3741 / 2°22'26"W
OS Eastings: 375067
OS Northings: 359178
OS Grid: SJ750591
Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.6ZT3
Mapcode Global: WH9B0.HLQY
Entry Name: The Commercial Hotel
Listing Date: 27 April 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130387
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56196
Location: Sandbach, Cheshire East, CW11
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Sandbach
Built-Up Area: Sandbach
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Wheelock Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Chester
918/5/34 CREWE ROAD
27-APR-78 THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL
Public house. c1805 with later extension and C20 alterations.
MATERIALS: painted brick, stone base. Welsh slate roofs. Red brick ridge and mid-roof stacks.
PLAN: series of public rooms with servery along front, separated by corridor from private accommodation and public toilets behind.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 4-bays. Main block has slight centre projection with pedimented gable. Roman 3/4 Doric column doorcase in pedimented stone surround, some enrichment, semi-circular fanlight with Gothic tracery, and 6-panelled door. C20 doorway to right. 4 horned sash windows of 8/8 and 6/6 configuration on first floor. 3 ground floor windows altered in mid/late C20. Dentilled wood eaves cornice. Hipped roof. Later projecting gabled bay on right.
INTERIOR: 4 public rooms with fittings largely of c1930. Large plain room to left. Lounge to right retains baffles at entrance, fixed seating and hatch to servery, red tiled and wooden fire surround, contemporary mirror over. Public bar has servery with panelled bar counter, and contemporary shelving with glazed cupboards over. Also contemporary fixed seating and wooden surround to fireplace. Large Games Room occupies right-hand extension. Fixed seats at rear end and a red tile and wooden fire surround.
This public house retains a traditional multi-room plan and most of its fittings of c1930 and is therefore now a relatively rare example of its type.
Listing NGR: SJ7506759178
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