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Beech Tree House, Market Drayton

Description: Beech Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260388

OS Grid Reference: SJ6723033983
OS Grid Coordinates: 367230, 333983
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9023, -2.4886

Location: 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)

12/84 No. 82 (Beech Tree

House, latterly school. Late C18. Red brick with hipped plain tile
roof. 2 storeys and attic over basement. Dentil brick eaves cornice
and integral brick end stacks. Pair of hipped dormers with 3-light
wooden casements and tile-hung sides. 3 bays; plate-glass sashes (tri-
partite to outer bays) with painted stone cills and painted stone lintels
with keystones. Central doorway with 6-panelled door (lower 2 beaded
flush), wreathed fanlight and Doric doorcase consisting of unfluted
pilasters supporting sections of entablature and open triangular pediment.
C19 low 2-storey wing set back to right with brick ridge stack to left;
plate-glass tripartite sashes with stone cills and keyed stone lintels.
Rear of main block: 3 bays; segmental-headed glazing bar sashes, those
on first floor and on ground-floor to left with margin lights. Interior:
late C18 oak staircase with open string, cut brackets, stick balusters
(2 per tread), moulded handrail and square foot newel. Left-hand ground-
floor room with arched recessed flanking fireplace.

Listing NGR: SJ6723033983

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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