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Number 29 and Adjoining Stable Block, Whitchurch Urban

Description: Number 29 and Adjoining Stable Block

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 May 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 260620

OS Grid Reference: SJ5436941146
OS Grid Coordinates: 354369, 341146
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9657, -2.6808

Location: 29 B5398, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1EL

Locality: Whitchurch Urban
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY13 1EL

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Listing Text

SJ 5441
8/66 No. 29 and adjoining
1.5.51 stable block

House and stable block, now doctors' surgery. Late C18. Red brick with
2-span plain tile roof. Double-depth plan. 3 storeys. Painted
chamfered sandstone plinth and dentil brick eaves cornice. Right hand
corner rounded to ground floor. Integral brick end stack to left. 3 bays;
glazing bar sashes with painted stone cills and gauged-brick heads, blind
to centre. Central door with 6 raised and fielded panels, 4-part
rectangular overlight and wooden porch with attenuated unfluted baseless
Doric columns, Fluted pilasters, entablature and triangular pediment.
2 slate steps and bootscrapers. Right-hand gable end: mid-C19 four-
panelled door to left with rectangular overlight, panelled reveals and
soffit, moulded architrave and consoles supporting cornice. Late C19 wing
at rear. Former stable-block adjoining to left. Red brick with plain
tile roof. L-plan,with gable to left. Dentil brick eaves
cornice and crowstepped gable ends. 2 storeys. Segmental-headed boarded
loft door to left and large 5-light segmental-headed ground-floor window
with chamfered cill, formerly to coach house (see straight joints beneath).
Part set back to right has elliptical archway leading to yard behind,
with impost blocks and pair of boarded gates. Lower range to rear.
Interior of house: C18 three-flight square-well oak staircase, rising to
attic, with winders and half landings, open string with cut brackets,
moulded nosings, column-on-vase balusters (2 per tread), ramped moulded
handrail, and columnular newel posts. 2 deep-chamfered ground-floor
beams. Large open fireplace in right-hand ground-floor room with chamfered
segmental wooden lintel and plain C18 surround with moulded cornice and
mantleshelf with reeded front. Left-hand ground-floor room has early
C19 fireplace with reeded architrave. Right-hand ground-floor rear room
has C18 door with 2 raised and fielded panels. C18 first-and second-floor
doors with 2 raised and fielded panels. C18 fireplace in right-hand first-
floor room with lugged architrave and cast-iron grate. C18 fireplaces in
second-floor rooms, with lugged architrave in right-hand room, moulded
architrave in left-hand room, and architrave and moulded cornice in left-
hand rear room.

Listing NGR: SJ5436941146

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Source: English Heritage

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