SJ8649 : Leopard Inn, number 21 Market Place, Burslem

taken 16 years ago, near to Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Leopard Inn, number 21 Market Place, Burslem
Leopard Inn, number 21 Market Place, Burslem
A listed building. Late 18C, refronted in 1830, Stucco with plain tile roof, 3 storeys
Burslem's Leopard held in 1765 the first meeting between Josiah Wedgwood and Thomas Bentley, Erasmus Darwin and the engineer James Brindley which culminated in the cutting of the Trent and Mersey Canal.



"On Friday last I dined with Mr. Brindley, the Duke of Bridgewater's engineer, after which we had a meeting at the Leopard on the subject of a Navigation from Hull.... to Burslem"

Josiah Wedgwood,11th March 1765.


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Date Taken
Friday, 2 March, 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 February, 2007
Category
Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 868 498 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.7180N 2:11.9005W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 868 499
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