Birchendale, 3 St.Johns Square, Burslem

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Description:An ornate three storey building, the datestone suggesting it was constructed in 1882.
Constructed in red facing flemish bond, with a pitched tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles and two red staged stacks. The entry has a single door with a decorative metal rectangular light, voussior brick arch with an exaggerated keystone and a single course of terracotta panelling.
The main entrance has recessed decorative tiling. To either side is an ornate wooden pillar with elaborate cap and entablature. The chamfered wooden lintel is formed by a sunblind, with shop sign above.
The first floor windows, with decorative terracotta panels have a large chamfered stone pediment between them, upon which an ornate moulded infill reads: 'J.B. 1882'.

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Source: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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