Stalybridge pubs – The Waggon & Horses.

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The Waggon & Horses, Mottram Road, Stalybridge

The Waggon and Horses is on Mottram Road, Stalybridge at the corner of Matley Lane and Mottram Road. The first and most obvious thing that jumped out at me when I saw this picture was the number of floors the pub has…last time I drove past there were only two….and there are clearly three shown here.

The History Bit…

The pub was originally built in 1663 as a farmhouse. It became a “Coach House and Tavern” called The Sandman Inn in 1789. (Waggon&Horses.com)

Up until a boundary change in April 1936 the pub wasn’t in Stalybridge, so it isn’t in any old trade directories etc. (Magee.R, 1991)

The photo below was taken in 1961 and the top floor was removed in 1978. (Waggon&Horses.com)

The Waggon & Horses, Mottram Road, Stalybridge
The Waggon & Horses, Mottram Road, Stalybridge