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Shrewsbury Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Albrighton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6368 / 52°38'12"N

Longitude: -2.2838 / 2°17'1"W

OS Eastings: 380891

OS Northings: 304376

OS Grid: SJ808043

Mapcode National: GBR 079.RDL

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.WZNF

Entry Name: Shrewsbury Arms

Listing Date: 29 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255129

Location: Albrighton, Shropshire, WV7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Albrighton

Built-Up Area: Albrighton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Albrighton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 80 SW ALBRIGHTON C.P. HIGH STREET
(south side)
6/16
Shrewsbury Arms
29.9.51
II
G.V.

House, now inn. Late C15 or early C16 with later additions and
alterations. Half timbered on sandstone and brick plinth with C20
red brick nogging, plain tiled roofs. Hall (fragmentary) and cross-
wing type converted. The principal surviving feature is the front
to Church Road (cross-wing) of 3 structural bays. Small square panelling
to first floor, close studding to ground, short tension braces; con-
tinuous moulded jetty to first floor supported on 4 carved brackets,
2 C20 projecting bays with leaded casements underneath, 2 C20 casements
to first floor. Prominent central quadripartite chimney with arched
dividing rebates and moulded capping on sandstone base. Left hand
gable end has close studding to ground floor and square panelling to
first; continuation of the first floor jetty on 4 carved brackets
(3 replacements, one with linked chain decoration); moulded jetty to
attic with lozenge shaped and decorative half timbering above; C20
casements. A fragment of the 'hall' fronts the High Street. Plastered;
2 storeys with C20 casement to first floor and projecting extension
with entrance to front. Brick end stack. Sawn-off purlins projecting
from gable end show range has been truncated.


Listing NGR: SJ8089104376

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