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The Bear's Head Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brereton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1758 / 53°10'32"N

Longitude: -2.3372 / 2°20'13"W

OS Eastings: 377561

OS Northings: 364352

OS Grid: SJ775643

Mapcode National: GBR 00N.XLS

Mapcode Global: WH99V.2FBQ

Entry Name: The Bear's Head Hotel

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56352

Location: Brereton, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Brereton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Brereton St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

BRERETON C.P. NEWCASTLE ROAD
SJ 76 SE (East Side)

7/22 The Bear's Head Hotel
6/6/1952
II*

Hotel, 1615 extended C18, C19 and late C20. Oak frame with painted
brick nogging; graded stone slate roof; brick walled wing left. 2
storeys plus blank attics. C18 left wing of 3 windows has 6-panel
door (lower panels flush) in pediment porch on brackets, with blocked
window opening above; two 16-pane flush casements to each storey,
left; left gable-end has 2 blocked window openings to each storey and
2 semi-circular blocked openings to attic. Part of left bay of
oak-framed portion rebuilt, superficially in keeping but with false
framing. 4 early Cl7 bays have close studding on sandstone plinth
with rail a little below first floor but no rail at 1st floor;
intermediate rail in upper storey; the left bay has door of 6 fielded
panels under added leanto porch with blank jettied gable above; 2nd
bay has canted Georgian bay window; 3rd bay is 2-storey jettied porch
with decorative panels inscribed 1615:WM; 4th bay has jettied gable
end with blocked lower window, oriel on consoles to upper storey and
herringbone struts to gable. C19 blue brick diagonal-flue ridge
chimney. An attractive informal ensemble.
Interior: 4 ovolo beams spanning front to back and 2 spanning side to
side in right room. Posts of large section. Beams are on consoles of
oak. The private upper rooms are stated to have similar beams and
posts.


Listing NGR: SJ7756164352

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