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Abbey Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1173 / 53°7'2"N

Longitude: -2.0322 / 2°1'55"W

OS Eastings: 397940

OS Northings: 357787

OS Grid: SJ979577

Mapcode National: GBR 24H.H24

Mapcode Global: WHBC9.RXG3

Entry Name: Abbey Inn

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461576

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

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

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Listing Text


611-1/1/3 (East side)
13/04/51 Abbey Inn
(Formerly Listed as:
Abbey Inn)


Formerly known as: Bowling Green Inn ABBEY GREEN.
House, now inn. Dated 1702, altered and extended C20. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, some replacement in
brick to gables. Welsh slated roof. Coped gables with moulded
kneelers and end brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics. Symmetrical principal
elevation with massive lintel to central doorway, pierced by
small circular light, and bearing date and initials. Flanking
the door are 3-light chamfer mullioned windows with 8-pane
casements and C20 shutters. Continuous drip mould stepped over
doorway. 2- and 3-light windows to first floor and gabled
attic dormers of 2 and 3 lights with coped gablets.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: steps at right angles; enclosing wall now
replaced by raised terrace and random stone retaining wall
surmounted by C20 iron railings.

Listing NGR: SJ9794057787

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