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The Guildhall and Adjoining Coachhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Ludlow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3665 / 52°21'59"N

Longitude: -2.721 / 2°43'15"W

OS Eastings: 351006

OS Northings: 274512

OS Grid: SO510745

Mapcode National: GBR BK.S4TC

Mapcode Global: VH843.SSD7

Entry Name: The Guildhall and Adjoining Coachhouse

Listing Date: 15 April 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390045

Location: Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ludlow

Built-Up Area: Ludlow

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ludlow St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


LUDLOW

SO5174 MILL STREET
825-1/1/410 (West side)
15/04/54 The Guildhall and adjoining
coachhouse

GV I

Palmers' Guildhall, now Magistrates Court. Late C14 timber
aisled hall, encased in brick, c1768. By TF Pritchard. Brick;
ashlar plinth; plain tile roof.
2-storeys; 6-window range: 9/6 sashes having "Gothick" glazing
in pointed heads, under gauged brick pointed arches, the four
sashes to the right having heraldic lights. Brick modillioned,
moulded stone cornice, and parapet with stone coping.
Entrance to centre left: 8 fielded-panel door with round head,
in round-headed panelled case with architrave, under moulded
flat hood and enriched frieze, on banded, clustered-shaft
pilasters; five 12/6 sashes under gauged brick pointed arches.
To left, 2-storey coach house, now dwelling, has 2 circular
lights with cross glazing bars, in gauged brick surrounds.
Moulded stone eaves; Welsh slate roof; ornate wood cupola (a
copy of that on the Butter Cross). To right, double plank
doors with overlight in boarded panel, under gauged brick
arch; to left, C20 plank door with "Gothick" glazed overlight
in plain door case under gauged brick pointed arch. 2 light
window with "gothic" glazed head under gauged brick pointed
arch, to left.
INTERIOR: retains largely intact C14 hall with original C14
roof with cusped slanting queen posts. Gothic doorcase, with
triple shafts and frieze with quartrefoils, added c1768.
INTERIOR:C18 courtroom fittings.
(Lloyd D: Notes for V.A.G. Shropshire conference: 1981-: PP.10
& 11).


Listing NGR: SO5101174502

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

Description


LUDLOW

SO5174 MILL STREET
825-1/1/410 (West side)
15/04/54 The Guildhall and adjoining
coachhouse

GV I

Palmers' Guildhall, now Magistrates Court. Late C14 timber
aisled hall, encased in brick, c1768. By TF Pritchard. Brick;
ashlar plinth; plain tile roof.
2-storeys; 6-window range: 9/6 sashes having "Gothick" glazing
in pointed heads, under gauged brick pointed arches, the four
sashes to the right having heraldic lights. Brick modillioned,
moulded stone cornice, and parapet with stone coping.
Entrance to centre left: 8 fielded-panel door with round head,
in round-headed panelled case with architrave, under moulded
flat hood and enriched frieze, on banded, clustered-shaft
pilasters; five 12/6 sashes under gauged brick pointed arches.
To left, 2-storey coach house, now dwelling, has 2 circular
lights with cross glazing bars, in gauged brick surrounds.
Moulded stone eaves; Welsh slate roof; ornate wood cupola (a
copy of that on the Butter Cross). To right, double plank
doors with overlight in boarded panel, under gauged brick
arch; to left, C20 plank door with "Gothick" glazed overlight
in plain door case under gauged brick pointed arch. 2 light
window with "gothic" glazed head under gauged brick pointed
arch, to left.
INTERIOR: retains largely intact C14 hall with original C14
roof with cusped slanting queen posts. Gothic doorcase, with
triple shafts and frieze with quartrefoils, added c1768.
INTERIOR:C18 courtroom fittings.
(Lloyd D: Notes for V.A.G. Shropshire conference: 1981-: PP.10
& 11).


Listing NGR: SO5101174502

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