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The Swan and Attached Buildings, Fradley and Streethay

Description: The Swan and Attached Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 272497

OS Grid Reference: SK1403214030
OS Grid Coordinates: 414032, 314030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7237, -1.7937

Location: Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7DN

Locality: Fradley and Streethay
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE13 7DN

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Listing Text


3/11 The Swan and attached
- buildings

Inn, cottages and former warehouse. Circa 1770's. Red brick; slate
roof; brick ridge stack and integral end stacks. Aligned north-east/
south-west. facing south-east. 2 storeys; slightly irregular
fenestration but essentially 4:3:4 bays, casements with segmental heads,
central pedimented break, former warehouse to the left, inn and attached
cottage to the right. Central break has 3 segmental-headed arches at
ground-floor level leading to a central door, and a central first-floor
door; the former warehouse has a large double door to the left, and a
door to the right, both with segmental heads and a first floor door to
the left; the inn has a bay window to ground floor left, with hipped
roof, and a central door with pedimented porch, the attached cottage
has a half-glazed door. Mid-to-late C19 cottage attached to the
south-west (left) end facing south-west; 2 storeys; 3 windows,
segmental headed casements; central door. The Swan and its attached
buildings are the most prominent of an interesting group of structures
at the junction of the Trent and Mersey and Coventry canals. The Trent
and Mersey canal was completed in 1777; the surveyor-general was
James Brindley. Jean Lindsay, The Trent and Mersey Canal (1979).

Listing NGR: SK1403214030

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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