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6 and 8, Great Hales Street, Market Drayton

Description: 6 and 8, Great Hales Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260348

OS Grid Reference: SJ6762734096
OS Grid Coordinates: 367627, 334096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9033, -2.4827

Location: A529, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1JP

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

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

13/45 Nos. 6 and 8


House, now pair of shops. Mid C17 with early C18 (dated 1702) and
mid-to late C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed with brick
nogging, partly rebuilt in painted and rendered brick. Plain tile
roof with 2 bands of fishscale tiles. Framing: small square panels.
3framed bays. One storey and attic and 2 storeys. Pair of gabled
semi dormers to right, the one to left with a cambered tie-beam
dated: "17 T M 02"" with struts above, and both with late C20 louvres over
windows and plain barge boards. Brick ridge stack off-centre to left.
First-floor 3-light C19 wooden casement to left with late C20 louvred
screen. Pair of late C20 shop fronts with plate-glass windows and
glazed doors. Further C20 window and half-glazed door to centre.
Revolving barber's pole to left of right-hand shop front. Some surviving
timber-framing in rear wall. C19 brick wing at rear too. Interior:
cambered tie-beam truss with queen struts. Chamfered purlins. Left-
hand ground-floor room with chamfered spine beam and plain joists.
Old floor boards and old boarded doors. Eaves raised probably in the
C18. Only part of the interior was inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ6762734096

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Source: English Heritage

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