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Description: Crown Hotel
Crown Hotel Including Former Brewery Adjoining at Rear
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260390
OS Grid Reference: SJ6754734218
OS Grid Coordinates: 367547, 334218
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9044, -2.4839
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. STAFFORD STREET (north-
13/59 No. 1 (Crown Hotel)
7.5.52 including former brewery
adjoining at rear (formerly
listed as Crown Hotel in
House, now inn. Circa 1600 with late C18 or early C19 alterations
and additions. Mid-to late C19 former brewery. Timber framed with
painted brick and plastered infill panels on brick plinth. Partly
refaced, underbuilt and rebuilt in painted brick. Rendered gable
to front. Plain tile roofs, 2-span to right. Framing: jettied
first-floor on 2 sides with moulded bressumer (refaced to front),
left-hand return front with 4 shaped brackets (one with carved trefoil
and 2 with fluting). Closely-spaced studs with middle rail (altered
on ground floor). L-plan; short main range to right with projecting
gabled cross wing to left of 3 framed bays; block in angle at rear
and former brewery attached to north-west. 2 storeys over basement
with 2-storey cross wing. Dentil brick eaves cornice to right.
Pair of brick end stacks to right and central brick ridge stack to
cross wing. 2-window front; C19 four-light wooden casements to right
(with segmental heads to ground and first floors) and C20 four-light
wooden casements to cross wing at left. Central pair of one-panelled
doors in angle of cross wing with rectangular side-margin overlight.
Right-hand gable end with evidence of raised eaves. Left-hand return
front: first-floor C20 three-light wooden casement to left. Ground-
floor C19 three-light wooden window to right and late C19 tripartite
sash to left. Pair of boarded doors between with narrow rectangular
overlight. Former brewery attached to north-west: red brick with
plain tile roof. 2 storeys and loft. Ground-floor chamfered corner
to left. Projecting eaves and verge. Central gabled loft semi
dormer with segmental-headed boarded door. First-floor segmental-
headed 4-pane sash to right and segmental headed 3-part louvred opening
to left. Ground-floor tripartite sash to right with painted stone
cill and lintel. Blocked segmental-arched carriageway to left, now
with 2 inserted C20 casements. Left-hand gable end with segmental-
headed loft window and first-floor boarded hoist door. Block in
angle at rear is probably a C19 remodelling of a former timber framed
range (see interior). Interior: left-hand ground-floor room with
ovolo-moulded ceiling beam and chamfered dragon beam. Right-hand
ground-floor room with pair of cased beams. Chamfered ceiling beams
elsewhere. Right-hand ground-floor rear room has Cl7 fireplace with
ogee-stopped chamfered wooden lintel. The framing appears to survive
behind the brick skin over the gable end (see end of moulded bressumer).
Nos. 2 and 4, Queen Street are also included in this item.
Listing NGR: SJ6754734218
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Source: English Heritage
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