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Gaunt Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1057 / 53°6'20"N

Longitude: -2.0251 / 2°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 398413

OS Northings: 356503

OS Grid: SJ984565

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.BSP

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.V6TF

Entry Name: Gaunt Buildings

Listing Date: 30 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461628

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


611-1/4/53 (North side)
30/06/86 Nos.2, 3 AND 4
Gaunt Buildings


House, now divided with shops on ground floor, flats above.
Early C19, extended on ground floor with shop front, c1900,
built together with flanking buildings (which are not included
in this list). Brick with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 5-window range. Projecting shop fronts
largely rebuilt late C20, but iron brattishing of earlier shop
front development survives. 2-pane sash windows with
flat-arched gauged brick heads above, the central first-floor
window set in segmentally-arched recess.
Rear elevation has central entrance giving access to upper
floors: stone Doric architrave to doorway, and central windows
above in round-arched recess. Small 2-storeyed late C19 canted
wing to right, with stone architrave to Venetian windows
(blocked on ground floor).
INTERIOR: stair hall with stone spiral staircase with
cast-iron balustrade.

Listing NGR: SJ9841356503

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