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The Sandbrook Vaults, Market Drayton

Description: The Sandbrook Vaults

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260384

OS Grid Reference: SJ6752034141
OS Grid Coordinates: 367520, 334141
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9037, -2.4843

Location: 15 Shropshire Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3DG

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

13/79 No. 4 (The Sand-
7.5.52 brook Vaults) (formerly
listed as Sandbrook's Vaults)

House, now inn. Dated 1653. Timber framed with plastered infill on
rendered plinth. Plain tile roof. Framing: ground-floor closely-
spaced studs with middle rail. First floor with diagonal struts forming
chevron patterns. Attic with tier of quatrefoil panels beneath eaves.
Jettied first floor and attic, each with carved brackets supporting carved
bressumers (pairs of opposed dragons to first floor and vine trail to
attic) with ovolo moulding to lower edge. 3 framed bays. 2 storeys
and attic. Pair of large timber framed gabled full dormers to right
with C20 three-light metal casements and rendered gables. Integral lateral
brick stack at front to right. 3 first-floor windows; pair of C20 three-
light metal casements to right and C19 three light small-paned window
to left. Pair of ground-floor C20 three-light small-paned windows to
left. Pair of ground-floor C20 three-light small-paned wooden casements.
nail-studded boarded door with decorative wrought-iron strap hinges, between
windows just off-centre to right. Passageway to left has nail-studded
boarded door with decorative wrought-iron strap hinges and ovolo-moulded
reveals. Inscribed date M
beneath first-floor 16 R E 53
bressumer to left:
Ground floor windows replace C17 oriels (see square and diamond mortices in
underside of first-floor bressumer and sections of bressumer without lower
moulding), the left-hand window of 3 lights and the right hand of 4 lights.
Centre section of attic bressumer has been replaced. Passageway to left
has square-panelled framed side wall with carpenters marks, brick
nogging and sandstone plinth. Chamfered corner post at rear. Interior:
2 pairs of ovolo-moulded spine beams. Corner fireplace in right-hand
room. Only the ground floor inspected. No. 4, Shropshire Street forms
an impressive continuous range with No. 2 Shropshire Street and Nos. 1
and 3, Cheshire Street (q.v.) B.o.E., p.196.

Listing NGR: SJ6752034141

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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