The Darlaston Inn

The Darlaston Inn, Meaford, Staffordshire

A prominent landmark at the A34/A51 junction just north of Stone, this pub is actually situated within the roundabout. In recent years it has concentrated mostly on the dining trade.

(My own picture)

The Triangle

The Triangle, Triangle, Yorkshire

An imposing three-storey stone-built pub with Venetian windows on the main A58 between Ripponden and Sowerby Bridge. Currently reported as being tied up in planning appeals due to the owners wanting to demolish the listed cottage at the rear as part of redevelopment.

The Cocked Hat

The Cocked Hat, Stockport, Cheshire

Standing opposite the Parish Church on Stockport Market Place, this mock-Tudor pub was formerly a Tetley’s house called the Pack Horse.

(My own picture)

The Sumpter Horse

The Sumpter Horse, Penwortham, Lancashire

A large free-standing pub on a main road, whose frontage looks to date from the 1950s, but may originally be older. It is scheduled to be demolished for a new road scheme. A sumpter is an archaic name for a pack horse.