Description: 17 and 17a, High Street
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
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. HIGH STREET (south-
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
Source: English Heritage
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