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The Mount Hotel and Adjoining Screen Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9723 / 52°58'20"N

Longitude: -2.6884 / 2°41'18"W

OS Eastings: 353869

OS Northings: 341876

OS Grid: SJ538418

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JTPZ

Mapcode Global: WH89H.PK08

Entry Name: The Mount Hotel and Adjoining Screen Wall

Listing Date: 1 May 1951

Last Amended: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260596

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch (Shropshire)

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. CHESTER ROAD (south side)
SJ 54 SW
1/42 The Mount Hotel and
1.5.51 adjoining screen wall.
(Formerly listed as
The Mount, and
outbuildings).
GV II

House, now hotel. Early C19, with late C19 additions at rear. Red brick
with some sandstone ashlar dressings. 2-span slate roof. 2 storeys and
gable-lit attic. Pair of segmental bows, each with plinth, raised eaves
band, and dentil bricks to moulded wooden cornice with stone blocking course
above. Raised parapet to centre bay with stone frieze and triangular
pediment. Parapeted gable ends with stone copings and shaped stone kneelers.
Integral brick end stacks. 1:1:1 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes with painted
stone cills and lintels. Central first-floor sash replaced by C20 casement.
Central C20 half-glazed door with side-lights, segmental radial fanlight with
fluted-fan spandrels and centre, and plain architrave, frieze and cornice.
Flat-roofed porch with moulded cornice, and cast-iron supports with an inter-
secting circular motif and quatrefoils at corners. Door approached by
flight of 6 stone steps, the lower 3 with curved corners. Gable ends with
early C19 fluted semi-circular rainwater heads. Two-storey service block
set back to right with lean-to and hipped roofs, dentil brick eaves cornice,
brick lateral stack to right, and 2 first-floor glazing bar sashes. Ground
floor obscured by adjoining brick screen wall with grey sandstone ashlar
impost band and moulded coping; door to left with 6 flush panels and recessed
semi-circular tympanum. Interior not fully inspected. Entrance corridor
with raised and fielded dado panelling and depressed archway at rear with
fluted pilasters.


Listing NGR: SJ5386941876

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