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The Old Buck's Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7117 / 52°42'42"N

Longitude: -2.762 / 2°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 348615

OS Northings: 312944

OS Grid: SJ486129

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.26P1

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.J3ZG

Plus Code: 9C4VP66Q+M5

Entry Name: The Old Buck's Head Inn

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457282

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: St George of Cappadocia, Shrewsbury

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/10/331 (South West side)
10/01/53 The Old Buck's Head Inn


Public house. Probably originally C16-C17 refaced C18 and
incorporating a former shop of c1800. Painted brick over
timber-frame with plain tiled roof.
Main range is 1 1/2 to 2 storeys, irregularly fenestrated.
Central entry to rear courtyard enlarged C20. Left hand
section probably formerly dwelling, with round-arched doorway
to right and 4-pane sash window alongside. Small possible fire
window to right, and two 4-pane sash windows above,
interrupting string course. Inserted dormer window cuts the
eaves. Square-panelled timber-framing visible in side wall.
Main part to right of carriage entry, with early C19 front, a
central door flanked by very shallow canted bay windows with
small panes, and continuous architrave over, partly concealing
string course. Traces of blocked openings to right, including
single ring segmental head of possible former doorway, and
12-pane sash window to right. 3 dormer windows in the roof.
Gable end and axial stacks.
To the right, a building of the early C19 is now incorporated.
3 storeys, single-window range, projecting forward of the
earlier building line. Early C19 shop front with doorway to
left and small-paned window with architrave and fascia over.
16-pane (9-pane to attic storey) sash window above with
flat-arched gauged brick head. Gable end stack. Lower bay to
right possibly formerly passage now infilled with doorway to
ground floor. 4-pane sash window above.

Listing NGR: SJ4861512944

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