Description: 15 and 15a, Shropshire Street
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260370
OS Grid Reference: SJ6753234127
OS Grid Coordinates: 367532, 334127
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9036, -2.4841
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE STREET
13/66 Nos. 15 and 15A
House, now shop and office. Early C17, remodelled in the early C19.
Timber frame, encased in painted brick. Plain tile roof. One framed
bay. 2 storeys and attic. Large central gabled eaves dormer consisting
of a small-paned 2-light wooden casement with wooden returned hoodmould.
Stack(s) not visible at time of survey (June 1986). First-floor glazing
bar sash with gauged-brick and stone cill. Barber's pole attached
to first floor at right. Ground-floor early C19 shop-front consisting
of a square bay with a pair of plate-glass sashes and fascia above.
Half-glazed door set at angle at right-hand corner. Right-hand gable
end: first-floor and attic glazing bar sashes with gauged- brick heads
and stone cills. Shopfront to left consisting of a plate-glass sash,
flanking reeded plaster strips with roundels at top and fascia above.
Small shop front to right with small-paned (2 x 3) window to right, 6-panelled
door to left (lower 2 panels flush), flanking reeded pilaster strips
with roundels at top, and fascia and cornice above. Interior: substantial
amount of surviving timber frame. Roof with large tie-beams, and chamf-
ered purlins with straight wind braces. Chamfered corner posts. Ground-
floor chamfered spine beam. Old oak floorboards and plank doors.
The first floor was formerly jettied on to Shropshire Street. It is
reported (Mr. G. Hilton 1986) that the moulded bressumer survives behind
Listing NGR: SJ6753234127
Source: English Heritage
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