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Hesketh House, Market Drayton

Description: Hesketh House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260351

OS Grid Reference: SJ6769234066
OS Grid Coordinates: 367692, 334066
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9031, -2.4818

Location: 6 Great Hales Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1JN

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

13/48 No. 18 (Hesketh House)


House. Mid-C18 with some early to mid-C19 alterations. Red brick
with plain tile roof. 3 storeys over basement. Painted plinth,dentil
brick eaves cornice, brick ridge stack off-centre to left and integral
brick end stack to right. 3 bays; glazing bar sashes with exposed
boxes, painted stone cills and gauged-brick heads. Door to right with
6 raised and fielded panels, fanlight with intersecting Gothick tracery
and early to mid-C19 wooden doorcase with panelled reveals and soffit.
Panelled spandrels,moulded architrave and fluted pilaster strips support-
ing frieze with large shaped brackets and projecting flat cornice.
2 stone steps up to door and cast-iron bootscraper to left. Round-
arched passageway doorway to left with boarded door, 2 stone steps up.
Interior: early C19 staircase with closed string and stick balusters.
Probably C18 moulded cornice in entrance hall. Mid-C19 fireplaces.
C18 six-panelled doors with L-hinges and moulded architraves.

Listing NGR: SJ6769234066

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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