THE old Peacock pub in Crewe Road, which stood at
the end of the terrace known as Brook Buildings, has been
demolished. "Luckily," said Andrew, "I took a photo (above right) and included it in my
According to that book "Lost Buildings
Outside Nantwich", the inn had one
guest bedroom in 1891.The pub's licence is believed to have been transferred to
the "new" Peacock Hotel further up the road in the 1950s.
The building stood in the dip in Crewe Road next to a brook just
inside the town boundary with Willaston
Right is the scene in mid-February
2008 with a digger excavating the site. Below are pictures I took in February
2008 as work progressed on the replacement building.
The cattle are seen on the neighbouring
farm (the wall is to the right of the "progress" picture, right.