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Eagle House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ludlow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3704 / 52°22'13"N

Longitude: -2.7191 / 2°43'8"W

OS Eastings: 351136

OS Northings: 274947

OS Grid: SO511749

Mapcode National: GBR BK.RZ3X

Mapcode Global: VH843.TPC7

Plus Code: 9C4V97CJ+59

Entry Name: Eagle House

Listing Date: 16 May 1990

Last Amended: 9 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389864

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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Description


LUDLOW

SO5174 CORVE STREET
825-1/1/239 (West side)
16/05/90 Nos.17-20 (Consecutive)
Eagle House
(Formerly Listed as:
CORVE STREET
(West side)
Nos.19 AND 20
Eagle House)

GV II

Houses, now restaurant, offices and dwellings. Mid C19 to C17
core. Painted brick; Welsh slate roof; brick end stack to
right. 2-unit plan, with wings to rear.
3-storeys and cellar; 5-window range: mid C19, 6/6 sashes
under grooved stucco lintels, with wrought-iron guards; 3/3
sashes over; deep boarded soffit to eaves.
No.17: central entrance with 6-panel door in panelled case
under moulded flat hood on plain pilasters; to right, blocked
doorway; to left, late C19 tripartite light with moulded
mullions and coloured leaded lights. No.20: central entrance
with C20 half-glazed door, and overlight with glazing bars,
under moulded flat hood on plain pilasters; flanked by
plate-glass windows in early C20 cases with moulded flat hoods
on consoles and plain pilasters.
Rear: gable wing with steep pitched roof; tall composite brick
lateral stack, and brick end stack; further wing with
weather-boarded 1st floor under corrugated iron roof, on mid
C19 brick and rendered brick ground floor with three 2/2
sashes and C20 stable door; C19 four-panel door in chamfered
frame; mid C19, 2/2 sash with leaded lights. Mid C19 casement
over passage way.
Parallel wing (to No.20): C20 fenestration to ground floor
with C19 light and casement over; rear gable shows earlier
roof line.
INTERIOR of Eagle House: C18 panelling to entrance hall,
passage, front and rear ground floor rooms (salvaged from
Acton Scott Hall and Bitterley Court); exposed C17
box-framing, with chamfered ceiling beams and massive frame
posts; C19 staircase with turned balusters; 1st floor: exposed
timber-framing, including queen strut truss and jowelled
posts; wattle and daub; fireplace with reused chamfered stone
reveals. To rear, Oddfellows' Hall, with deal boarding,
pendant-decorated trusses, and cast-iron fire-surround with
cornucopia, dove of peace.


Listing NGR: SO5113074940

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