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16 and 18, Stockwell Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461704

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/4/130 (South side)
30/06/86 Nos.16 AND 18
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
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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