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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: SANDFORD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1344962

Location

SANDFORD HOUSE, 37, ST JULIAN'S FRIARS

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: 458054

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW ST JULIAN'S FRIARS 653-1/15/574 (West side) 10/01/53 No.37 Sandford House

GV II*

House. c1800. Brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 2-window range. Entrance front faces south, with central door in pedimented porch. 12-pane sash windows above, and in eastern elevation. Garden front to west has full-height octagonal bay with sash windows. Lower block to north a somewhat later addition. Axial stacks. INTERIOR: original interior survives largely intact, plaster ork probably by Smith of Shifnal. Original staircase to left of entrance, with octagonal drawing room beyond. This room has ornate plaster work in the style of Adam: low dado rail and panelled ceiling incorporating low relief panels of zodiac signs, putti, and classical scenes. Doorway and arched niche have shell-moulding. Original fire surround with hunting scene in low relief below mantel. Dining room to right also has original fire surround with later grate and tiles. Plaster wall-panelling incorporating mirrors surrounded by high relief swags. Plaster panelled ceiling with low relief panel also in one first-floor room overlooking garden. Graded for the high quality of its interior plasterwork.

Listing NGR: SJ4943212247

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49432 12247

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