in Stoke-on-Trent and area
Glebe Hotel, Stoke
23 Nov 1989
The Glebe Hotel - 35,
STOKE ON TRENT SJ8645 GLEBE
Public House c. 1900, painted Stucco with Welsh slate
The Glebe, Stoke
behind is the civic centre
Public House. Early 19th Century.
Painted stucco with Welsh slate roof, hipped to left and stucco
ridge and end stacks, in part truncated. Corner site. 3 storeys.
3-window range of cross windows in moulded stucco frames with
pediments. 2-light casements in stucco frames to second floor.
On the ground floor a central doorway with 3-light window to the
left and 4-light window to the right. These windows have arched
heads to the lights with leaded glazing and fine stained glass
roundels with Morris/Burne-Jones style profile heads within them
and slender colonettes dividing them. Moulded pilasters either
to Aqueduct Street has similar fenestration (no pediments to the
first floor) with similar 3-light arched-head window on ground
floor to the right and doorway and further window to the left. On
the canted corner a doorway with cross window with curved pediment
on the first floor and 2-light casement on the second floor.
Stucco quoins to either side. Moulded cornice on both fronts at
eaves level. 2-storey wings to the rear.
One of a significant group of buildings including the Town Hall.
with the Glebe Hotel on the corner
On the left is the side of the
old Stoke Town Hall, on the right is the Glebe public house and
hotel. In the centre is the entrance to the Civic Centre which
is connected to the Town Hall.
Once upon a time
Aqueduct Street ran from Glebe Street to an aqueduct which
Newcastle-under-Lyme canal, this canal (long since
closed, filled in and built over) ran from Newcastle,
through Stoke (past Minton's and Spode's factories) and joined
the Trent and Mersey Canal at the top of Glebe Street.
on Glebe Street
on Stoke Town Hall
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