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Queens Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Rocester, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9524 / 52°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.8384 / 1°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 410951

OS Northings: 339459

OS Grid: SK109394

Mapcode National: GBR 380.XPB

Mapcode Global: WHCFH.Q1RY

Plus Code: 9C4WX526+XJ

Entry Name: Queens Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 13 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449461

Location: Rocester, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST14

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Rocester

Built-Up Area: Rocester

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Rocester St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Public House. Late C18, incorporating elements of an earlier house, and with Cl9 alterations
and additions. Red brick, rising from a shallow stone plinth laid to Flemish bond, with gable
chimneys with ornamental caps and Staffordshire blue tile roof coverings. Linear plan, with
central entry, and with parallel rear ranges enclosing a narrow yard. Front elevation (south);
2 storeys, 3 bays, with central doorway below a shallow bracketed canopy. Wide storey
band, with moulded surround to inn sign set above doorway, as continuation to door
surround below. 4-panel door to entrance, flanked by stacked 3-light casement windows
beneath segmentally-arched heads. Eaves band concealed by gutters, but clearly expressed on
west gable, which has a blocked ground floor opening and a small 2-light attic casement.
Beyond north-west corner of gable, a 2-bay range with a central ridge stack and a gablet
above each first floor 2-light window. Interior; ground floor alterations to form public house
bar areas, but with heavy spine beams and flat joists. Late C19 surrounds to hearths. First
floor rooms with beamed ceilings, and one ovolo-moulded spine beam. Attic with lime-ash
floor, and single purlin roof Wide-boarded doors and a fragment of late C17 oak panelling.
A relatively unaltered example of late C18 vernacular house, which incorporates elements
of an earlier dwelling, and which retains much of its early plan, despite its present use as a
public house.

Listing NGR: SK1095139459

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