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Latitude: 53.1067 / 53°6'24"N
Longitude: -2.0239 / 2°1'26"W
OS Eastings: 398495
OS Northings: 356615
OS Grid: SJ984566
Mapcode National: GBR 24P.C3H
Mapcode Global: WHBCH.W5DN
Entry Name: 16 and 18, Stockwell Street
Listing Date: 30 June 1986
Last Amended: 14 October 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268541
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461704
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
SJ9856NW STOCKWELL STREET
611-1/4/130 (South side)
30/06/86 Nos.16 AND 18
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.16 AND 18 (Even)
and Nos 2-4 (incl), Silk Street)
House, later pair of houses, now dental surgery and shop. Silk
warehousing to rear, now disused. House early C19, warehousing
probably mid C19, but rear range (possibly silk weaving
workshops) may also be early C19. House is Flemish bond
brickwork with plain-tiled and slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5-window range. Doorway in centre of
left-hand section, a 6-panelled door in reeded architrave with
moulded stone panel (once recording a date?) above it.
Flanking squared bay windows (later C19 additions) with
moulded entablatures carried on brackets, and triple
round-arched sash windows. Upper windows are 16-pane sashes
each side of central 12-pane sash window.
Right-hand section converted to shop by early C20: early C20
shop front to ground floor, with 16 and 12-pane sash windows
above. 6-pane sash windows throughout in attic storey. All
windows have flat stone lintels and cills; angle quoins on
original left-hand gable wall; stone plinth and string course
cut by bay windows.
Narrow bay to left added in mid C19 and comprising return of
silk warehousing to rear. This building is also brick, with
plain-tiled roof. 2 storeys and basement, with loading door to
left of ground floor, and irregularly spaced fixed-light
windows with iron glazing. Similar windows in upper storey.
Door in full height basement storey, which is lit by very
small window openings. Stone coped gable to right may be
evidence of earlier core to this range also.
Adjoining this building to the left on Silk Street elevation,
a further building intended for industrial use: also brick
with plain-tiled roof; 2 storeys, 5-window range. Upper
windows all fixed lights, one enlarged to form a loading door.
Inserted double doors to lower left, then doorway flanked by
fixed light windows, and a further doorway, 2 inserted doors,
and 2 windows, one a 12-pane sash. Dentilled eaves. Stone
plinth, and cills to lower windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ9849556615
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