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Latitude: 52.7082 / 52°42'29"N
Longitude: -2.7515 / 2°45'5"W
OS Eastings: 349325
OS Northings: 312547
OS Grid: SJ493125
Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2H94
Mapcode Global: WH8BT.P6Z4
Entry Name: Drapers Hall and Attached Raised Pavement and Railings
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Last Amended: 17 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058993
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458060
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1
Civil Parish: Shrewsbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ4912NW ST MARY'S PLACE
653-1/11/580 (South East side)
Drapers Hall and attached raised
pavement and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
ST MARY'S PLACE
House, incorporating drapers' guild hall. Datable to 1560 from
documentary sources, some framing renewed early C20.
Timber-framed with plain tiled roof.
3 storeys, 2-window range, with advanced block to right over
doorway. Framed with close studding with twisted shafts
superimposed on the vertical elements. Right-hand bay has
4-centred arched doorway to ground floor, giving access to
passage, with decorative spandrels and a 12-pane sash window
alongside. Leaded 3-light mullioned and transomed oriel window
above, and 4-light leaded mullioned and transomed window over.
Left-hand gable bay has ogee braces to ground floor, and two
24-pane sash windows. Moulded bressumer to slightly jettied
upper storey, which has 6-light mullioned and transomed window
with leaded upper lights. Quatrefoil panelling beneath the
window. Decorative timberwork in the gable, with lozenge
pattern around king post, and barge-boards enriched with vine
scrolls, and finial. Attached to front wall is a section of
raised pavement with surrounding low brick and stone wall
surmounted by railings with spearhead finials.
(Smith JT: Shrewsbury: Topography and Domestic Architecture to
the mid C17: 1953-).
Listing NGR: SJ4932612548
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