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Latitude: 53.1042 / 53°6'15"N
Longitude: -2.0261 / 2°1'33"W
OS Eastings: 398350
OS Northings: 356331
OS Grid: SJ983563
Mapcode National: GBR 24P.JKK
Mapcode Global: WHBCH.V7CM
Entry Name: Victoria Buildings
Listing Date: 14 October 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268535
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461698
Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Leek
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ9856SW ST EDWARD STREET
611-1/6/124 (West side)
Includes: Nos.2, 4 AND 4A Victoria Buildings BROAD STREET.
Terrace of shops with accommodation above, occupying corner
site. Dated 1897. Designed by James G Smith for Henry
Bermingham, a local silk manufacturer. Ashlar to ground floor,
half-timbering above. Plain-tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 shop fronts to Broad Street elevation, in moulded
stone arches, a single original shop front surviving to the
right, with inset door to left and mullioned upper lights.
Other shop fronts inserted in original openings. Doorway
giving access to upper floors between the shop fronts to right
of centre with bulls-eye window and date above, and paired
2-light mullioned windows to right.
Similar shop front across angle with St Edward Street
elevation, which has a further original shop front. Moulded
cornice over ground floor, then 4 gabled bays to Broad Street
elevation, variously fenestrated with 2 and 4-light mullioned
windows on each floor. Lozenge leadwork to all windows.
Shallow oriel windows to attic storey. Close-studded timbering
with arched tension braces, and arcading beneath the windows
of the upper storey. Canted gable across angle with St Edward
Street elevation, with 2-light mullioned window on each floor.
Wide gable to St Edward Street with shop front and adjacent
doorway to ground floor, paired 3-light mullioned windows to
first floor, and 6-light mullioned window in wide gable apex,
which is enriched with ogee decorative timbering. End wall and
axial stacks, all with star-shaped shafts and corbelled caps.
Prominent and intricately detailed example of revival 'black
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ9835056330
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