Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
Public Monuments and Sculpture in Stoke-on-Trent & Newcastle-under-Lyme
 

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Stafford Coat of Arms
at Winton Square, Stoke
 

Location:  On the fašade of the North Stafford Hotel, Winton Square, Stoke
Date of design
: 1847-49 Opened 1849
Commissioned by: North Staffordshire Railway Company 
Architect: Henry Arthur Hunt 
 


The North Stafford Hotel an impressive grade II* listed building

in front of the hotel is a statue of Josiah Wedgwood

 

Description:

This impressive grade II* listed building 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.

Background:

The 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'.


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.

 

Photos: June 2001

   

Materials:

Part of work

Material

Dimensions

Coat of arms

Sandstone Roundel 65cm diameter


 

 

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18 February 2006