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Cottages to Rear of Numbers 53 and 55 Northern Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1062 / 53°6'22"N

Longitude: -2.0222 / 2°1'19"W

OS Eastings: 398609

OS Northings: 356561

OS Grid: SJ986565

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.CJT

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.X660

Entry Name: Cottages to Rear of Numbers 53 and 55 Northern Range

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461633

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


611-1/5/61 (North side (off))
01/04/87 Cottages to rear of Nos.53 and 55,
northern range
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side (off))
Cottages at NGR SJ 9856 5656)


Terrace of 3 silk weavers' cottages, now in use as printing
works. Late C18 or early C19. Flemish bond brickwork with blue
headers and plain tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys to front, 2 storeys to rear; 3-window
range, each cottage a single-room plan. Doorways originally to
left of 2 left-hand units, and to right in right-hand cottage,
but central doorway now blocked. Cambered brick heads to
doorways and windows. Lower windows have fixed lights, with
horizontally sliding sash or casement windows of 3 and 4
Attic storey windows have been reduced in size, and are now
2-light horizontally sliding sashes or casements; formerly
presumably long weavers' lights. Large inserted workshop
window in gable wall now partially blocked, suggesting that
cottages have had a long history of non-domestic use.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The form a group with the adjacent southern terraced cottage
row (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ9860956561

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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