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Harrington Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gawsworth, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2224 / 53°13'20"N

Longitude: -2.171 / 2°10'15"W

OS Eastings: 388682

OS Northings: 369491

OS Grid: SJ886694

Mapcode National: GBR 11M.XM8

Mapcode Global: WHBBV.M8FJ

Entry Name: Harrington Arms Public House

Listing Date: 19 January 1976

Last Amended: 25 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58603

Location: Gawsworth, Cheshire East, SK11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Gawsworth

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Gawsworth St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


450/5/16 Harrington Arms Public

19.01.1976 II

Public house: Late C17/early C18 with C19 alterations and additions.
MATERIALS: red English garden wall-bond brick with stone slate roof. End and ridge stacks.
PLAN: large square C17/early C18 block on right with late long cross wing to left with further addition in the angle between. Public house area with bars leading off either side of through corridor and located in both earlier and later portions.
EXTERIOR: earlier part 3 storey with rendered brick plinth. 2-bays, 2 cambered headed casement windows to each floor. Between storeys and also set in each gable, string course consisting of projecting row of stretchers and below this cogged bricks. Various blocked windows in side and rear walls. C19 wing 2-bay, 2 storey and containing doorway adjacent to earlier portion.
INTERIOR: Bar servery located to right of entrance in narrow room that leads to 2 further public areas further right. Bar counter with simple tongue-and-groove boarding. Tap room on left of entrance with fixed seating. Red and black quarry tiling in corridor and tap room. Staircase in C17/C18 area original and with pierced splat balusters. Bar counter and back refitted late C20.
This public house is a rare example of an unspoilt C19 rural public house.

Listing NGR: SJ8868269491

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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