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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.


List entry Number: 1138789



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brereton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56352

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BRERETON C.P. NEWCASTLE ROAD SJ 76 SE (East Side) 7/22 The Bear's Head Hotel 6/6/1952 II*

Hotel, 1615 extended C18, C19 and late C20. Oak frame with painted brick nogging; graded stone slate roof; brick walled wing left. 2 storeys plus blank attics. C18 left wing of 3 windows has 6-panel door (lower panels flush) in pediment porch on brackets, with blocked window opening above; two 16-pane flush casements to each storey, left; left gable-end has 2 blocked window openings to each storey and 2 semi-circular blocked openings to attic. Part of left bay of oak-framed portion rebuilt, superficially in keeping but with false framing. 4 early Cl7 bays have close studding on sandstone plinth with rail a little below first floor but no rail at 1st floor; intermediate rail in upper storey; the left bay has door of 6 fielded panels under added leanto porch with blank jettied gable above; 2nd bay has canted Georgian bay window; 3rd bay is 2-storey jettied porch with decorative panels inscribed 1615:WM; 4th bay has jettied gable end with blocked lower window, oriel on consoles to upper storey and herringbone struts to gable. C19 blue brick diagonal-flue ridge chimney. An attractive informal ensemble. Interior: 4 ovolo beams spanning front to back and 2 spanning side to side in right room. Posts of large section. Beams are on consoles of oak. The private upper rooms are stated to have similar beams and posts.

Listing NGR: SJ7756164352

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National Grid Reference: SJ 77561 64352


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