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1 and 2, Council House Courtyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7095 / 52°42'34"N

Longitude: -2.7501 / 2°45'0"W

OS Eastings: 349419

OS Northings: 312694

OS Grid: SJ494126

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29NQ

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q5M4

Entry Name: 1 and 2, Council House Courtyard

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456412

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 COUNCIL HOUSE COURTYARD
653-1/11/250 (South East side)
10/01/53 Nos.1 AND 2

GV II*

Pair of houses. c1700, with substantial elements of an earlier
structure visible in No.1. Brick with Welsh slate roof.
3 storeys, 6-window range to courtyard elevation. Each house
of 3 bays, but differently planned: No.1 has central entrance
with 6-panelled door in pedimented architrave with Corinthian
fluted pilasters. No.2 has entrance to left with 6-panelled
door with overlight in moulded architrave with console
brackets to canopy. Windows are flush-framed 12-pane sashes
with moulded sills and flat arched gauged brick heads. Blank
recessed panels over windows in parapet. Stone angle quoins.
Rear elevation to garden of 3 storeys and 11 bays, with curved
gable ends and long parapet concealing roofline. Side
elevation of No.2 is largely an earlier construction, brick
and roughcast render over possible timber frame. Steeply
pitched roof and a series of axial stacks.
INTERIORS: early C18 staircases with turned balusters and
moulded tread ends, and some fine wall-panelling.


Listing NGR: SJ4941912694

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