Description: 27, Shropshire Street
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260371
OS Grid Reference: SJ6750834084
OS Grid Coordinates: 367508, 334084
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9032, -2.4845
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. SHROPSHIRE STREET
13/67 No. 27 (formerly listed as
7.5.52 The Abbot's House)
House, now restaurant. Early to mid-C17. Timber framed with plaster
and painted brick infill on painted dressed sandstone plinth, partly rebuilt
in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Framing: front wall and gable
with closely-spaced uprights (in three tiers from sole plate wall plate).
Side walls of small square panels (3 from sole plate to wall plate) with
short straight corner braces. 3 framed bays at right angles to road.
One storey and attic. Gable end to front with shaped barge boards.
Left-and right-hand return fronts each have a gabled eaves dormer with
2-light diamond-leaded wooden casement. Brick stack to right of ridge.
Canted attic oriel window of 1-:2-:1- diamond-leaded lights with hipped top
and supported on 2 wooden brackets. Ground-floor small-paned (4 x 3)
window with weathering, flanking applied half-balusters, and narrow side
lights. Half-glazed door in left-hand return front with 2 ogee-headed
panels and gabled porch. Interior not inspected.
Listing NGR: SJ6750834084
Source: English Heritage
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