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18 and 20, Cheshire Street, Market Drayton

Description: 18 and 20, Cheshire Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260330

OS Grid Reference: SJ6752634190
OS Grid Coordinates: 367526, 334190
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9042, -2.4842

Location: Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1PD

Locality: Market Drayton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 1PD

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Listing Text


13/27 Nos. 18 and 20 (formerly
7.5.52 listed as No. 20)


House, now shop. Early C17 with alterations of c.1900. Timber framed
with plastered infill panels, partly rebuilt and underbuilt in red brick.
Plain tile roof. Framing: formerly jettied first-floor with moulded and
carved bressumer. Closely-spaced uprights with middle rail to front and
left-hand return front with diagonal struts in rectangular panels, forming
lozenge patterns. Slightly jettied gable end with moulded and ogee-stopped
cambered tie-beam, and 3 tiers of cusped quatrefoil square panels in gable.
2 framed bays. 2 storeys and attic. Plain barge boards. Central brick
stack. First-floor 2-light C19 wooden casement to left. Late C20 shop-
front to right with large plate-glass window. Circa 1900 shop front to
left-hand corner has a pair of plate-glass windows with flanking chevron-
ornamented recessed pilasters and glazed door on angle at corner. Left-
hand return front: 3-light C19 wooden first-floor and attic casements.
Circa 1900 four-panelled door to left with C17 ogee-stopped roll-moulded reveals,
narrow rectangular overlight and c.1900 pilastered surround with shaped brackets
to bressumer above. Right-hand gable end with 2-light chamfered-mullioned
wooden casement. Interior: 2-bay roof. Central collar and tie-beam truss
with 3 queen struts, king strut and brick and wattle and daub infill. Gable
end to south-west has collar and tie-beam truss with V-struts. Pairs of
staggered purlins with straight wind braces. Old floor boards.

Listing NGR: SJ6752634190

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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