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Castle Gates House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7102 / 52°42'36"N

Longitude: -2.7502 / 2°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 349414

OS Northings: 312763

OS Grid: SJ494127

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29MF

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q4LN

Entry Name: Castle Gates House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455416

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


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE GATES
653-1/11/152 (East side)
10/01/53 Castle Gates House

II*

House. Late C16 with later modifications including major
restoration c1912. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof.
2 storeys and attic, 3-window range. Framed in closed studding
with middle rail, and moulded bressumer over ground floor, and
2 intermediate rails in the upper section, with some cusped
quatrefoil panelling in the 2 left-hand bays. None of the
rails is continuous across the facade, possibly 2 phases of
construction, perhaps left hand bays a later addition. Central
4-centred arched door, flanked by full-height canted bays with
3-light wood mullioned and transomed windows on each floor,
added c1912. Axial stack marks the junction of the 2 possible
phases of construction.
Lower 2-storey addition to the left, and long wing to the
right, largely brick but incorporating some timber-framed
construction.
INTERIOR: early C17 staircase with splat balusters and moulded
rail.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was originally built on Dogpole,
and was moved to its present position c1702 by the Earl of
Bradford, its original site being developed with what is now
the Guildhall (qv).


Listing NGR: SJ4942012755

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

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