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Bird in Hand Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1061 / 53°6'21"N

Longitude: -2.0258 / 2°1'32"W

OS Eastings: 398372

OS Northings: 356545

OS Grid: SJ983565

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.BN5

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.V6J4

Entry Name: Bird in Hand Public House

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461653

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


611-1/4/80 (West side)
07/06/72 No.17
Bird in Hand Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Bird in Hand Inn)


Public house. Dated 1889. By William Larner Sugden. Ashlar to
ground floor, mock timber-framing above; plain-tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2-window range to Market Place, with
single gabled return to Sheep Market. Paired gables define 2
bays to Market Place: central doorway in moulded stone
architrave with ogival arch and entablature over. Flanking 3
and 4-light mullioned windows, with ogivally-arched upper
panes. Moulded bressumer with foliate scrollwork relief to
jettied mock-timbered upper storey. Single 10-light mullioned
oriel window with leaded lights and some stained glass. Paired
jettied gables above, each with 3-light leaded mullioned
window with embattled cambered bressumer. Scrollwork etc. to
bargeboards. Twisted stone axial and end wall stacks with
castellated caps.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Similar elevation to Sheep Market comprising a single gable.
Blocked door now window to right with date over.

Listing NGR: SJ9837256545

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

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