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Lion and Swan Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Congleton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1631 / 53°9'47"N

Longitude: -2.2149 / 2°12'53"W

OS Eastings: 385727

OS Northings: 362911

OS Grid: SJ857629

Mapcode National: GBR 12B.QTW

Mapcode Global: WHBC0.YRFF

Entry Name: Lion and Swan Inn

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55941

Location: Congleton, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Congleton

Built-Up Area: Congleton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Congleton St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

1.
5144 WEST STREET
[South Side)
SJ 8562 1/36 28.7.5() Lion & Swan Inn

II


2.
A picturesque "black and white"- fronted C17 inn and former staging post
for coaches, Part of core may be earlier. Much restored and with later
alterations. Front only timber frame and plaster, the remainder brick
of various dates but mainly C19. 2 storeys and gabled dormers. Ground
storey front of later date than upper part. lst storey arcaded over C18
central open porch on 2 stone Roman Doric columns, which is set well above
street and reached by stone steps; doorway has moulded wood doorcase with
C18-C19 glazed door; windows mostly C18 sashes with glazing bars; part
old stone slate roof, part slates and, at rear, part tiles. Interior
generally much altered but retains some exposed ceiling beams.


Listing NGR: SJ8572762910

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