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Drapers Hall and Attached Raised Pavement and Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458060

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


653-1/11/580 (South East side)
10/01/53 No.10
Drapers Hall and attached raised
pavement and railings
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)


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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