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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: OLD POST OFFICE INN

List entry Number: 1270685

Location

2, MILK STREET
OLD POST OFFICE INN, 1 AND 2, MILK 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: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457684

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW MILK STREET 653-1/15/439 (South East side) 10/01/53 No.2 (Formerly Listed as: MILK STREET (South East side) Nos.1 AND 2 Old Post Office Inn)

GV II*

Formerly known as: No.2 and Post Office Inn MILK STREET. House, now shop. Rear wing mid/late C15, rest early/mid C16 with attics raised early C17. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 2 storeys with attics, 4-window range. Inserted shop fronts to ground floor, and archway through to rear court to left. Upper storey framed in close studding with middle rail. Raised attic above has close studding. Sash windows in moulded cases unequally spaced. 3 wide gables above, each with latticed 3-light casement windows. Decorative timber work forms arcading each side of these windows. Rear wing has, on ground floor and partly obscured, the door arch and a window arch surviving from the original shop front with a jetty and close studded framing above. INTERIOR: rear wing roof is a single bay with closed tie-beam trusses either end where 3 queen struts rise to the collar. Single tier of purlins with curved windbraces. In the front range when the attics were raised the end trusses including the slightly cambered tie beams were re-used at a higher level. In the intermediate frames principals, collars and V-struts were raised with new interrupted tie beams added. (Mercian Heritage Series No.3: Morriss, RK: 2-3 Milk Street, Shrewsbury: 1994-).

Listing NGR: SJ4928612362

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Mercian Heritage Series' in Mercian Heritage , , Vol. 3, (1994)

National Grid Reference: SJ 49259 12379

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