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The Elephant and Castle Hotel, Shawbury

Description: The Elephant and Castle Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260124

OS Grid Reference: SJ5587421297
OS Grid Coordinates: 355874, 321297
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7874, -2.6557

Location: A53, Shawbury, Shropshire SY4 4HP

Locality: Shawbury
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 4HP

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Listing Text


19/128 The Elephant and
- Castle Hotel


Inn. Dated 1734, remodelled in the early C19. Rendered brick on grey
sandstone ashlar plinth; slate roof, hipped to right. L-plan. 2 storeys.
Plinth, dentil brick eaves cornice, and stone-coped parapeted gable
ends. Integral brick stack to front at left, external brick end stack
to right-hand return, and 3 stacks at rear. 4-bays; glazing bar sashes.
Pair of late C20 doors in second bay from right with stuccoed Doric
or Tuscan porch (damaged at time of survey January 1986) which has 3-part
rectangular overlight above. Painted datestone above with relief of
elephant and castle: "1734". Right-hand return front of 3 bays; inserted
late C20 half-glazed door to right.

Listing NGR: SJ5587521299

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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