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17 and 17a, High Street, Market Drayton

Description: 17 and 17a, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260359

OS Grid Reference: SJ6756434145
OS Grid Coordinates: 367564, 334145
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9038, -2.4837

Location: A529, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1QB

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

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Listing Text

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13/55 Nos. 17 and 17A


House, latterly inn, now pair of shops. Early to mid-C18 remodelling
of a probably C17 building. Rendered, over either timber frame or
brick. Plain tile roof. Incorporating timber framed core. 2 storeys.
Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Pair of dormers, left-hand hipped and
right-hand gabled, and both with small-paned wooden casements. Stack
behind ridge to left. 4 bays; first-floor 4-pane (C18 altered in C19)
sashes with exposed wooden boxes. Pair of mid-C20 projecting shop-front
each with plate glass window to right and door to left. Door to passage-
way to left with 8 beaded flush panels and rectangular overlight.
Pair of gabled rear wings (end walls rebuilt in late C20). Interior:
substantial amount of surviving timber frame including framed right-hand
end wall with wattle and daub infill, chamfered jowl post, and chamfered
beam with run-out stops. Plastered former rear wall of front range
visible in attic with small window and a door with a moulded beam reused
as a jamb. C17 oak winder stair toattic. Old oak floor boards.
Small cupboard on stairs to first floor with butterfly hinges. C18
work includes cased beams, 6-panelled doors with moulded architraves,
and ground-floor rear room with probably former fireplace or bookcase
surround with fluted pilasters.

Listing NGR: SJ6756434145

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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