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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: IRELANDS MANSION

List entry Number: 1254479

Location

IRELANDS MANSION, 29, 30 AND 31, HIGH 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: 457329

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW HIGH STREET 653-1/11/356 (South West side) 10/01/53 Nos.29, 30 AND 31 Ireland's Mansion

GV II*

House, now divided into shops and offices. c1575. For John Ireland, wool merchant. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys and attics, 4 bays. 3 ground-floor shop fronts inserted early C20, and shallow arched doorways with moulded architraves and enriched spandrels leading to internal passageways between them. Corbelled out over the ground floor, alternately squared and semi-octagonal canted bays project, with slightly projecting oriel windows in each square bay, and sash windows in the canted bays. Oriel windows in each recess between the projecting bays. Each tier of bays overhangs slightly, and the entire second storey is jettied out. The upper storeys are framed with close studding, with twisted shafts on vertical members, and some ogival tension bracing. Over each bay, a stilted gable, with 2-light casement window, carved bressumer, barge-boards with finials and king-post framing with herringbone bracing. Gable and axial stacks. INTERIOR: no original features survive.

Listing NGR: SJ4912812520

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49128 12520

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