The canted bays have had their windows replaced in uPVC, but
retain their original wooden cornices.
There was a garden at the rear and it may survive. An old
council committee report refers to the 'Plan of a proposed new road and public
house between Willenhall Road and Fraser Street, for W. Butler & Co. Limited.'
This is probably the first true 'improved' pub in Wolverhampton, and it seems
that the whole of the street was developed for Butlers with the pub as its
This historical and contextual importance, together with its
delightful doorcase, mean that on balance it is worth putting on the Local List.
The building as seen above is sadly derelict (July 2009).
Hopefully someone will soon take it over and breath new life into an interesting