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Description: Tudor House Restaurant
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260329
OS Grid Reference: SJ6752834150
OS Grid Coordinates: 367528, 334150
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9038, -2.4842
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHESHIRE STREET (south-
13/26 Nos. 1 and 3 (Tudor
7.5.52 House Restaurant)
Pair of houses, latterly bank, now restaurant and shop. Mid-Cl7, restored
in 1962. Timber framed with plastered infill; ground floor rebuilt in C20
with yellow/grey sandstone/reconstituted stone. Rendered gable end to south-
west. Plain tile roof. Framing: tall rectangular first-floor panels with
diagonal struts forming chevron patterns and attic tier of quatrefoil panels
beneath eaves. Left-hand gable end with 2 tiers of quatrefoil panels and
cusped curved V-struts in apex. Left-hand return front has first-floor
closely-spaced studs to left with middle rail and diagonal struts forming
lozenge patterns. Jettied first floor and attic with carved brackets supporting
ovolo-moulded and carved bressumers (mainly vine trail but sections restorer
with a more stylized motif). Jettied gable end with end brackets supporting
billet-ornamented and partly carved tie-beam. L-plan; 3 + 4 framed bays.
2 storeys and attic. Pair of C20 gabled eaves domers with small-paned 2-
light metal casements. Stacks not visible. 3-window front; first-floor
glazing bar sashes with exposed boxes. C20 ground-floor with small-paned
Tudor-arched metal windows. Pair of C20 Tudor-arched panelled doors with
rectangular overlights. Carriageway to right with pair of half-glazed C20
Tudor-arched doors. Left-hand return front: pair of restored gabled eaves
dormers to left with small-paned 2-light metal casements and 3-light attic
casement in gable to right. 3+1 first-floor windows; glazing bar sashes
to left with exposed boxes and C20 canted oriel to right of 1-: 2-: 1-lights
and with dentil cornice to flat top. C20 ground-floor small-paned Tudor-
arched metal windows. Interior only partly inspected. Ovolo-moulded ceiling
beams. Framed dividing wall between ground-floor room and right-hand carriage-
way with sole plate and stone plinth and long straight tension brace. No.
2 Shropshire Street is included in this block. Nos. 1 and 3, Cheshire Street
and No. 2, Shropshire Street form an impressive continous range with No.
4 Shropshire Street (q.v.) B.o.E., p.196; Drayton Civic Society, Market
Drayton, A Town and its People, p.39.
Listing NGR: SJ6752834150
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Source: English Heritage
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