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Shrewsbury Arms, Albrighton

Description: Shrewsbury Arms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255129

OS Grid Reference: SJ8089904373
OS Grid Coordinates: 380899, 304373
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6368, -2.2837

Location: High Street, Albrighton, Shropshire WV7 3JF

Locality: Albrighton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV7 3JF

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Listing Text

(south side)
Shrewsbury Arms

House, now inn. Late C15 or early C16 with later additions and
alterations. Half timbered on sandstone and brick plinth with C20
red brick nogging, plain tiled roofs. Hall (fragmentary) and cross-
wing type converted. The principal surviving feature is the front
to Church Road (cross-wing) of 3 structural bays. Small square panelling
to first floor, close studding to ground, short tension braces; con-
tinuous moulded jetty to first floor supported on 4 carved brackets,
2 C20 projecting bays with leaded casements underneath, 2 C20 casements
to first floor. Prominent central quadripartite chimney with arched
dividing rebates and moulded capping on sandstone base. Left hand
gable end has close studding to ground floor and square panelling to
first; continuation of the first floor jetty on 4 carved brackets
(3 replacements, one with linked chain decoration); moulded jetty to
attic with lozenge shaped and decorative half timbering above; C20
casements. A fragment of the 'hall' fronts the High Street. Plastered;
2 storeys with C20 casement to first floor and projecting extension
with entrance to front. Brick end stack. Sawn-off purlins projecting
from gable end show range has been truncated.

Listing NGR: SJ8089904373

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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