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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: PRINCE RUPERT HOTEL

List entry Number: 1246913

Location

PRINCE RUPERT HOTEL, 6, 7 AND 8, CHURCH STREET

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: 455984

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CHURCH STREET 653-1/11/181 (North West side) 10/01/53 Nos.6, 7 AND 8 Prince Rupert Hotel

GV II*

House, now hotel. Largely early C17, but built in several phases. Timber-framed with brick lower storey and plain tiled roof. 2 storeys with high gabled attics, 4-window range. Ground floor rebuilt in brick and all features renewed: outer double doorway and 5 casement windows with mullions and transoms. Jettied upper storey with moulded bressumers, built in 3 phases. The outer bays are probably the earliest: left hand bay largely plastered over, with only corner post and wall plate visible. 3 light casement window, with another in the gabled dormer above. Right-hand bay framed with close studding and mid rail, with long raking tension braces. Projecting 4-light wood mullioned and transomed window, and a 3-light casement in the wide attic gable. Central section of 2 bays, framed with close studding with a tier of quatrefoil panelling above the middle rail, and ogee braces below it. Quatrefoil panelling and balustraded studs below the 2-gabled attic dormers. Stack on gable end of this central block.

Listing NGR: SJ4928712526

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49287 12526

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