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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: CASTLE GATES HOUSE

List entry Number: 1246555

Location

CASTLE GATES HOUSE, CASTLE GATES

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455416

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE GATES 653-1/11/152 (East side) 10/01/53 Castle Gates House

II*

House. Late C16 with later modifications including major restoration c1912. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 2 storeys and attic, 3-window range. Framed in closed studding with middle rail, and moulded bressumer over ground floor, and 2 intermediate rails in the upper section, with some cusped quatrefoil panelling in the 2 left-hand bays. None of the rails is continuous across the facade, possibly 2 phases of construction, perhaps left hand bays a later addition. Central 4-centred arched door, flanked by full-height canted bays with 3-light wood mullioned and transomed windows on each floor, added c1912. Axial stack marks the junction of the 2 possible phases of construction. Lower 2-storey addition to the left, and long wing to the right, largely brick but incorporating some timber-framed construction. INTERIOR: early C17 staircase with splat balusters and moulded rail. HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was originally built on Dogpole, and was moved to its present position c1702 by the Earl of Bradford, its original site being developed with what is now the Guildhall (qv).

Listing NGR: SJ4942012755

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49414 12763

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