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4-12, Church Street, Audley Rural

Description: 4-12, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 273285

OS Grid Reference: SJ7986050945
OS Grid Coordinates: 379860, 350945
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0554, -2.3019

Location: 8 Church Street, Audley, Staffordshire ST7 8DE

Locality: Audley Rural
Local Authority: Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST7 8DE

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Listing Text

SJ 75 SE

4/6 Nos. 4-12 (even)
14.10.75 (formerly listed as
Nos. 6-12 Church


Shops and houses. Circa 1855 with later alterations. By William White.
Red brick (English and Flemish bonds) with some polychromy; plain tile
roofs; brick off-ridge stacks. Simplified Gothic. 2 storeys and attic.
4 gabled units with a slightly lower house set back to the right. At
ground level are 3 shops (Nos. 8, 10 and 12). In front of'these there
was originally an open arcaded passage of alternate narrow and wide pointed
arches. The arches of No. 12, to the left, survive but modern shop
fronts have been inserted in Nos. 8 and 10. Between the shops and the
house (No.4) to the right is a similar but reversed pair of arches, the
larger of which gives access to a passage leading to the rear. Casements
to first floor and attic, all with pointed tympana; alternate large and
small first floor windows repeating the ground floor arrangement of arches;
the larger windows have 3 lights, the smaller are single lights. No.
8 has one late C19/early C20 sash window at first floor level. No. 4
has some inserted casements and a double sash beneath a pointed tympanum.
The design for Nos. 4-12 Church street was illustrated in The Builder,
11th August 1855. B.o.E. p. 64. ___________

Listing NGR: SJ7986050945

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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