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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: THE KING'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE

List entry Number: 1270680

Location

THE KING'S HEAD PUBLIC HOUSE, MARDOL

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: 457605

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4812NE MARDOL 653-1/10/426 (North East side) 10/01/53 The King's Head Public House (Formerly Listed as: MARDOL (East side) King's Head Inn)

GV II*

Public house, possibly built as inn. Late C15. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys, wide 2-window range. Central doorway with continuous band of windows to ground floor, reproducing the traceried detail of original windows. Jettied first storey framed in large panels with cusped arch bracing at each end and centrally forming trefoiled panels. Paired windows forming two 6-light casements with traceried heads. Second storey also jettied, and framed in large panels with plain bracing and joweled central post. Paired windows form 6-light casements with leaded panes. INTERIOR: remains of wall-painting exposed and conserved on internal wall, representing Last Supper. (Smith JT: Shrewsbury: Topography and Domestic Architecture to the Mid C17: 1953-).

Listing NGR: SJ4899412693

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 48994 12693

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