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The Old Coffee Tavern and Shop Attached to North, Alton

Description: The Old Coffee Tavern and Shop Attached to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 275050

OS Grid Reference: SK0727242210
OS Grid Coordinates: 407272, 342210
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9772, -1.8931

Location: Smithy Bank, Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4AG

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4AG

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Listing Text

SK 0642-0742

13/54 The Old Coffee Tavern and
3/1/67 shop attached to north
(formerly listed as The Old
Coffee Tavern)
House and shop. Mid to late C18 with early to mid-C19 addition. Red
brick painted red on ashlar plinth painted white; plain tile roof;
brick integral end stacks. Aligned north-south facing west with shop
extension to the north. House to the right, shop to the left. House:
3 storeys and gable-lit attic on cellar with cavetto and ovolo-moulded
eaves band; 3 bays, large windows to left and right with wedge lintels
grooved as voussoirs and triple keystones, casements to ground floor
right and to second floor, the latter have been reduced in width, twin
sashes with horns to ground floor left and to first floor, the upper
lights have glazing bars, the lower plate glass, round-headed window to
first floor centre with bracketed sill; pilastered jambs and raised
keystone, blind keyed oval occulus to second floor centre with moulded
surround; central 6-panelled door with bracketed pediment, approached
by a flight of stone steps with wrought iron balustrade. Shop: 3
storeys; one bay, glazing bar sashes with horns and wedge lintels;
shop window to ground floor left and door to right.

Listing NGR: SK0727242210

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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