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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LION AND SWAN INN

List entry Number: 1325197

Location

LION AND SWAN INN, WEST STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityCongleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55941

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5144 WEST STREET [South Side) SJ 8562 1/36 28.7.5() Lion & Swan Inn II

2. A picturesque "black and white"- fronted C17 inn and former staging post for coaches, Part of core may be earlier. Much restored and with later alterations. Front only timber frame and plaster, the remainder brick of various dates but mainly C19. 2 storeys and gabled dormers. Ground storey front of later date than upper part. lst storey arcaded over C18 central open porch on 2 stone Roman Doric columns, which is set well above street and reached by stone steps; doorway has moulded wood doorcase with C18-C19 glazed door; windows mostly C18 sashes with glazing bars; part old stone slate roof, part slates and, at rear, part tiles. Interior generally much altered but retains some exposed ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SJ8572762910

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National Grid Reference: SJ 85727 62910

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