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Badgers Court, Market Drayton

Description: Badgers Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260376

OS Grid Reference: SJ6743634048
OS Grid Coordinates: 367436, 334048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9029, -2.4856

Location: 47 Shropshire Street, Market Drayton TF9 3DG

Locality: Market Drayton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 3DG

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

13/72 Nos. 43 and 45
(Badgers Court)


House, now 2 shops and flat. Dated 1651, with mid-to late C19 alterations.
Rendered timber framing and plain tile roof. L-plan; 2 framed bays (formerly
jettied to front) with rear wing. 2 storeys. 2 gables to front. Brick stack behind ridge
just off-centre to right. 3-window front: first-floor segmental-headed 4-pane sashes. shop-fronts
consisting of probably mid-C20 projecting 3 x 1 plate glass windows with
fascia and late C19 surround with carved brackets supporting moulded cornice;
recessed doorway with mid-C19 surround consisting of flanking convex pilaster
strips with roundels above and panel above door. Lean-to addition in
angle at rear. Reset doorway in rear wing with 4 raised and fielded panels.
Interior: square-panelled timber framed right-hand end and rear walls
(rear wall with exposed wattle and daub and woven-lath panels). Ovolo-
moulded spine beams. Formerly jettied first floor; bressumer with sunk
chamfer, carved geometrical patterns, and dated "1651 .:. GS"; evidence
of former moulded sub-bressumer or brackets (see each end). Inserted
C19 cast-iron posts to support first floor. Re-ordered C17 panelling,
some in rear corridor with carved blind arcading and frieze. Late C17
door with 6 raised and fielded panels also in rear corridor. Local people
report complete framing with expressed pegs, noted when the render was

Listing NGR: SJ6743634048

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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