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Roebuck Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1056 / 53°6'20"N

Longitude: -2.024 / 2°1'26"W

OS Eastings: 398490

OS Northings: 356491

OS Grid: SJ984564

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.C2S

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.W6CH

Entry Name: Roebuck Inn

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461636

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/6/59 (South side)
13/04/51 Roebuck Inn


House, in long use as inn. Dated 1626. Timber-framed with
Welsh slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, asymmetrical front of 2 principal gables
with a narrow storeyed wing (perhaps originally a porch) to
the left.
Ground floor with C18 doorway with overlight to right of
advanced wing, the fenestration largely as renewed in the
early C20, with wide public house windows of 2 and 3 lights. 2
wide gables above, irregularly framed with moulded principal
posts between the windows. 3 existing casement windows, that
in right-hand gable possibly once wider. Traces of a former
window now blocked to right of existing window in left-hand
gable, with date on cill, AD MDCXXVI. Close studding beneath
the windows. Jettied gables with heavy framing with decorative
panelling beneath possible blocked windows. Barge-boards with
finials to gables.
Left-hand gable advanced, framed with close studding and
middle rail, and 5-light mullioned and transomed window
forming a continuous band at first floor. Arcaded panelling
beneath the windows, and date on cill. Inserted stack towards
front of this gable. Other end wall and axial stacks.
Rear wing a somewhat later addition, coursed and squared
sandstone, the windows mainly renewed.
INTERIOR: has plaster moulding to beams of principal room,
probably early C19; wall panelling probably not in situ.

Listing NGR: SJ9849056490

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

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