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A pub with a nationally important historic interior
This pub is taken from the national inventory of historic pub interiors, CAMRA's pioneering effort to identify and help protect the most important historic pub interiors in the country.
STAFFORDSHIRE - Stoke-on-Trent, Pittshill (Tunstall), Vine
An historic pub interior of national importance
13 Naylor Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 6LS
Tel: (01782) 834102
Opening Hours: 7.30-11 Mon-Sat; 12-2.30, 7.30-10.30 Sun
Public Transport: Near Bus Stop
Listed Status: Grade II
List Entry Number: 1061402
Listing Date: 2002
An archetypal small, unspoilt back-street Victorian local with three little rooms. In northern towns and cities, hundreds if not thousands of such working-class pubs once existed but only a handful are still with us. A passageway runs from the front door with, on its left, a partly-glazed partition and two small rooms - a lounge at the front and a games room at the back, both with original fixed seating and 1950s tiled fireplaces. Opposite the games room is a hatch with a sliding window. The public bar on the right has an etched window inscribed 'Vaults' and original bar-back shelves, counter and fixed seating. The bar top and tiled fireplace are, however, later arrivals. Only open from 7.30pm onwards and Sunday lunchtimes.