SJ8990 : The Chestergate Tavern

taken 7 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

The Chestergate Tavern
The Chestergate Tavern
A pub known as the Mersey Tavern and the Mersey Inn was recorded on the site in 1838. The building was demolished and rebuilt in eclectic Elizabethan style, 1896-7. It is built of red brick with painted stone dressings incorporating finely carved panels and cartouches SJ8990 : Rebuilt 1896 (panel). There are three storeys to the Chestergate frontage, with an attached two-storey range in matching style to Mersey Square. The left doorway has an ornate painted surround which has flattened Ionic pilasters and is surmounted by carved lions SJ8990 : Chestergate Doorway. The central gable has within it a painted stone cartouche with the initials BSC, and a finial in the form of a lion SJ8990 : Chestergate cartouche and finial, while other gables have armorial badges and ball finials.

It is grade II listed.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Date (from Tags)
1838  1896  1897 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8935 9033 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.5804N 2:9.7005W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8936 9030
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Public House  Tavern  Inn 

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