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Talbot House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9692 / 52°58'9"N

Longitude: -2.6797 / 2°40'47"W

OS Eastings: 354446

OS Northings: 341532

OS Grid: SJ544415

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JX69

Mapcode Global: WH89H.TM4L

Entry Name: Talbot House

Listing Date: 1 May 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260637

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch

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

SJ 5441

GREEN END (south side)

No. 56 (Talbot House)


House now offices. Early to mid-C18, with late C19 addition at rear.
Red brick with some painted stone dressings, pebbledashed right-hand end
wall. Slate roof. 3 storeys. Rendered plinth, ground-floor raised
brick band at lintel level, painted dentil brick floor bands, breaking
forward over keystones and that to first floor broken in centre, painted
brick dentil cornice, broken in centre, and parapet with stone coping
and central rendered one-bay triangular pediment (enclosed in parapet at
rear). Integral brick end stacks. 1:1:1 bays, with central break;
boxed C18 glazing bar sashes (with thick bars) with painted stone cills;
ground-floor lintel with raised keystone, and first-floor lintels with
raised chamfered lower edge and raised lintel; second-floor windows with
gauged-brick heads and raised keystones, that to centre round-arched with
radial fan. Left-hand ground-floor window set in wide blind recess
and right-hand ground-floor window widened c.1900 with 2-light fixed glazing
and painted chamfered wooden lintel. Central C18 door with 8 raised and
fielded panels (upper 4 glazed) and wooden doorcase consisting of lugged
moulded architrave, flanking panelled pilaster strips, frieze with central
raised panel, and consoles with shells at base supporting triangular pediment,
with broken -back cornice. Five C20 concrete steps up to door. Left-hand
return front with pair of blind second-floor windows. Right-hand return
front with blind second-floor window to left, second-floor C20 two-light
wooden casement to right, first-floor cross window to right, and ground-
floor glazing bar sash to right. Large late C19 two-storey rear wing,
Interior only partly inspected. C18 three-flight rectangular-well staircase,
rising 2 floors; open string with cut brackets, moulded nosings, column-on-
vase balusters (2 per tread), ramped moulded handrail, wreathed to
columnular foot newel, and ramped moulded dado rail. Left-hand ground-
floor room with cross-beamed ceiling and moulded cornice. 6-panelled
doors throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ5444641532

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