in Stoke-on-Trent and area
North Stafford Hotel,
Winton Square, Stoke
19 April 1972
North Stafford Hotel
STOKE ON TRENT SJ84NE WINTON
Elizabethan & Jacobean in style. Constructed
as an integral part of the building of Stoke Station.
Elizabethian / Jacobean style North Stafford Hotel
and Stoke Station opposite, are described by Pevsner as
'the finest piece of Victorian axial planning in the county'.
1847 by H. A. Hunt, brick with
plain and patterned tile roofs
Hotel. Begun in 1847 by H.A. Hunt.
Elizabethan & Jacobean in style. Constructed as
an integral part of the building of Stoke Station.
Brick with stone dressings, plain tiled roofs. 3-storeyed with
attics, 7 bays. Ornate Dutch gables over outer and central bays.
Outer bays have a tier of mullioned windows (5 lights and a
transom to ground floor, 2 to attic storey).
The ground floor windows are squared section bays
with fretted parapets, and first floor windows are surmounted by
strapwork decoration. Central advanced bay forms full-height
porch with round arched doorway with margin lights flanked by
shafts with marked entasis.
Parapet over doors, and mullioned windows above with strapwork
Intermediate bays have 3 light mullioned windows
with transoms to ground floor, and attic dormers set behind
eaves parapet. Axial stacks.
Josiah Wedgwood I stands in front of the hotel
The hotel has a relief coat of
arms contained within a roundel on the second storey facade, the
shield is charged with a castle, a lion and two Stafford Knots,
the surround is ornate.
on the North Stafford Hotel
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