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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DRAPERS HALL AND ATTACHED RAISED PAVEMENT AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1058993

Location

DRAPERS HALL AND ATTACHED RAISED PAVEMENT AND RAILINGS, 10, ST MARY'S PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458060

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW ST MARY'S PLACE 653-1/11/580 (South East side) 10/01/53 No.10 Drapers Hall and attached raised pavement and railings (Formerly Listed as: ST MARY'S PLACE (South side) No.10)

GV II*

House, incorporating drapers' guild hall. Datable to 1560 from documentary sources, some framing renewed early C20. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys, 2-window range, with advanced block to right over doorway. Framed with close studding with twisted shafts superimposed on the vertical elements. Right-hand bay has 4-centred arched doorway to ground floor, giving access to passage, with decorative spandrels and a 12-pane sash window alongside. Leaded 3-light mullioned and transomed oriel window above, and 4-light leaded mullioned and transomed window over. Left-hand gable bay has ogee braces to ground floor, and two 24-pane sash windows. Moulded bressumer to slightly jettied upper storey, which has 6-light mullioned and transomed window with leaded upper lights. Quatrefoil panelling beneath the window. Decorative timberwork in the gable, with lozenge pattern around king post, and barge-boards enriched with vine scrolls, and finial. Attached to front wall is a section of raised pavement with surrounding low brick and stone wall surmounted by railings with spearhead finials. (Smith JT: Shrewsbury: Topography and Domestic Architecture to the mid C17: 1953-).

Listing NGR: SJ4932612548

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Smith, J T, Shrewsbury Topography and Domestic Architecture to the Mid C17, (1953)

National Grid Reference: SJ 49325 12547

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