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Prince Rupert Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.708 / 52°42'28"N

Longitude: -2.752 / 2°45'7"W

OS Eastings: 349287

OS Northings: 312526

OS Grid: SJ492125

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2H4T

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.P6Q9

Plus Code: 9C4VP65X+65

Entry Name: Prince Rupert Hotel

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455984

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 Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/11/181 (North West side)
10/01/53 Nos.6, 7 AND 8
Prince Rupert Hotel


House, now hotel. Largely early C17, but built in several
phases. Timber-framed with brick lower storey and plain tiled
2 storeys with high gabled attics, 4-window range. Ground
floor rebuilt in brick and all features renewed: outer double
doorway and 5 casement windows with mullions and transoms.
Jettied upper storey with moulded bressumers, built in 3
phases. The outer bays are probably the earliest: left hand
bay largely plastered over, with only corner post and wall
plate visible. 3 light casement window, with another in the
gabled dormer above. Right-hand bay framed with close studding
and mid rail, with long raking tension braces. Projecting
4-light wood mullioned and transomed window, and a 3-light
casement in the wide attic gable. Central section of 2 bays,
framed with close studding with a tier of quatrefoil panelling
above the middle rail, and ogee braces below it. Quatrefoil
panelling and balustraded studs below the 2-gabled attic
dormers. Stack on gable end of this central block.

Listing NGR: SJ4928712526

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