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Kings Arms, Market Drayton

Description: Kings Arms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260378

OS Grid Reference: SJ6742034029
OS Grid Coordinates: 367420, 334029
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9027, -2.4858

Location: 47 Shropshire Street, Market Drayton TF9 3DA

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

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

13/74 No. 49 (Kings Arms)
7.5.52 (formerly listed as The
King's Arms )


House, now inn. Dated 1674. Late C19 or early C20 alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick and plastered infill; front refaced with late
C19 or early C20 planted timbers. Plain tile roof. Framing: small
square panels (3 from sole plate to wall plate) with short straight corner
braces. Baffle entry plan of 3 framed bays. One storey and attic.
Brick ridge stack off-centre to left (rebuilt above ridge c.1900) and
brick end stack to right. 3 large C17 timber framed gabled semi dormers
with 4-and 5-light wooden and metal-framed wooden casements,jettied gables
with chamfered brackets supporting roll-moulded bressumers with ogee,
stops, planted timbers and plain barge boards. 4-window front; C20 two-
and 3-light casements with wider plate-glass lower lights. Pair of 2-
panelled doors between first and second windows from left with moulded
architrave. 2-storey gabled porch with pair of cusped wooden brackets
supporting moulded side beams and carved bressumer dated:"167+", 2-:3-:
2-light first-floor wooden casements, planted timbers in gable and plain
barge boards. C19 four-panelled door between second and third window
from left. Collar and tie-beam truss exposed in left-hand gable end-with
queen struts, and painted king strut and V struts. Gabled wing projecting
at rear; red brick and dressed red sandstone integral lateral brick stack.
Interior only partly inspected. Chamfered beams noted.

Listing NGR: SJ6742034029

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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