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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1247196

Location

1 AND 2, COUNCIL HOUSE COURTYARD

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: 456412

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW COUNCIL HOUSE COURTYARD 653-1/11/250 (South East side) 10/01/53 Nos.1 AND 2

GV II*

Pair of houses. c1700, with substantial elements of an earlier structure visible in No.1. Brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range to courtyard elevation. Each house of 3 bays, but differently planned: No.1 has central entrance with 6-panelled door in pedimented architrave with Corinthian fluted pilasters. No.2 has entrance to left with 6-panelled door with overlight in moulded architrave with console brackets to canopy. Windows are flush-framed 12-pane sashes with moulded sills and flat arched gauged brick heads. Blank recessed panels over windows in parapet. Stone angle quoins. Rear elevation to garden of 3 storeys and 11 bays, with curved gable ends and long parapet concealing roofline. Side elevation of No.2 is largely an earlier construction, brick and roughcast render over possible timber frame. Steeply pitched roof and a series of axial stacks. INTERIORS: early C18 staircases with turned balusters and moulded tread ends, and some fine wall-panelling.

Listing NGR: SJ4941912694

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49419 12694

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