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The White Lion Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinnington and Central, Stockport

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Latitude: 53.4113 / 53°24'40"N

Longitude: -2.1584 / 2°9'30"W

OS Eastings: 389565

OS Northings: 390513

OS Grid: SJ895905

Mapcode National: GBR FXCZ.HV

Mapcode Global: WHB9W.TJC5

Plus Code: 9C5VCR6R+GJ

Entry Name: The White Lion Hotel

Listing Date: 21 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358701

Location: Stockport, SK1

County: Stockport

Electoral Ward/Division: Brinnington and Central

Built-Up Area: Stockport

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Stockport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:



Nos. 20-22 (The White Lion Hotel)


Public house. Dated on rainwater head, 1904. Brick with stone
dressings, rendering and half timbering, combined for maximum
picturesque effect. Plain tile roof. Hearty blend of late
medieval and Baroque features in a typically exhuberant
Edwardian fashion. Three storeys and attics with two-storey
wing to Deanery Way. Corner entrance and four-bay elevation,
two-window return. Semicircular entrance porch surmounted by
tower. Full-height pilasters marking the angles of the two
elevations. Half-timbered tower above the entrance with bands
of mullioned and transomed windows in two storeys, and
rendered upper storey with oculus in cartouche; projecting
domed cap. Elevation to main road comprises three gables, that
to the right having decorative framing and overshadowing the
pair to the left. Paired segmental-arched windows to ground
floor with heavy voussoirs divided by corbel carrying upper
oriel window. Other windows on first and second floors are
mullioned lights with small pane sashes of original design.
Jettied upper storeys are timbered with close studding and
quatrefoil panelling in apex of gable. Stone dressings to
windows in brick storeys, timber mullions above. Return to
Deanery Way comprises two gables divided by a chimney breast.
Each gable has segmental-arched window with stone voussoirs in
brick lower storey, and mullioned sash windows in rendered
upper storeys. Half-timbered jettied attic gables with
mullioned windows in upper storeys. Stone pilaster at one side
supports jettying of left hand gable. Lower wing beyond has
high central entrance with segmental pediment, and flanking
sash windows. Similar very tall sash windows with brick
dressings in rendered upper storey. Decorative railings and
rainwater furniture.

Listing NGR: SJ8956590513

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

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