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Clun Museum, Clun

Description: Clun Museum

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 257273

OS Grid Reference: SO3007680876
OS Grid Coordinates: 330076, 280876
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4214, -3.0296

Location: High Street, Clun, Shropshire SY7 8JA

Locality: Clun
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 8JA

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Listing Text

(North side)

15/182 Clun Museum (formerly
1.12.51 listed as Court House
or Town Hall)


Market-house, now museum. Dated 1780, remodelled and ground floor arcade
blocked probably in late C19. Coursed and squared limestone rubble (with
evidence of former limewashing), sandstone ashlar ground floor facing to
South and West and other dressings, later roughcast above ground floor
impost level, and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Projecting plinth,
first floor impost band, interrupted floor band to South, moulded wooden
craves-cornice, and central square cupola with louvred keyed round-arches
on each face and ogee lead cap with globe finial and wrought iron weather-
vane. South front: 3 bays, 1:1:1 rhythm, that in centre slightly projecting;
first floor C19 three-light wooden casements with ashlar lintels flanking
central lunette; ground floor round-arched arcade with impost blocks and
Projecting dropped keystones; 2-light C19 windows set back in outer arches
and 2 steps to central archway with boarded door set back. West-front:
carved sandstone Powis coat-of-arms on first floor dated "MLCCLXXX";
blocked ground floor round arch with impost blocks, projecting dropped
keystone, and inserted C19 nail-studded boarded arched door with elaborate
strap hinges.

Listing NGR: SO3007680876

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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