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Kings Arms

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9027 / 52°54'9"N

Longitude: -2.4859 / 2°29'9"W

OS Eastings: 367415

OS Northings: 334030

OS Grid: SJ674340

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P2PT

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.S9FK

Entry Name: Kings Arms

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Last Amended: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260378

Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Market Drayton

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 6634-6734

(south-east side)
No. 49 (Kings Arms)
(formerly listed as The King's Arms )


House, now inn. Dated 1674. Late C19 or early C20 alterations. Timber
framed with painted brick and plastered infill; front refaced with late
C19 or early C20 planted timbers. Plain tile roof. Framing: small
square panels (3 from sole plate to wall plate) with short straight corner
braces. Baffle entry plan of 3 framed bays. One storey and attic.
Brick ridge stack off-centre to left (rebuilt above ridge c.1900) and
brick end stack to right. 3 large C17 timber framed gabled semi dormers
with 4-and 5-light wooden and metal-framed wooden casements, jettied gables
with chamfered brackets supporting roll-moulded bressumers with ogee,
stops, planted timbers and plain barge boards. 4-window front; C20 two-
and 3-light casements with wider plate-glass lower lights. Pair of 2-
panelled doors between first and second windows from left with moulded
architrave. 2-storey gabled porch with pair of cusped wooden brackets
supporting moulded side beams and carved bressumer dated:"167+", 2-:3-:
2-light first-floor wooden casements, planted timbers in gable and plain
barge boards. C19 four-panelled door between second and third window
from left. Collar and tie-beam truss exposed in left-hand gable end-with
queen struts, and painted king strut and V struts. Gabled wing projecting
at rear; red brick and dressed red sandstone integral lateral brick stack.
Interior only partly inspected. Chamfered beams noted.

Listing NGR: SJ6741534030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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