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28, 29 and 30, Wyle Cop

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7065 / 52°42'23"N

Longitude: -2.7497 / 2°44'58"W

OS Eastings: 349443

OS Northings: 312352

OS Grid: SJ494123

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2HQY

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q7TH

Entry Name: 28, 29 and 30, Wyle Cop

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458542

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


653-1/15/715 (North side)
10/01/53 Nos.28, 29 AND 30
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)
Nos.28, 29 AND 30
Unicorn Hotel)


Formerly known as: Unicorn Hotel and Garage of Messrs. Wales &
Edwards Ltd WYLE COP.
2 shops, formerly hotel. Late C16 with extensive restoration
of 1890. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof.
2 and 3 storeys, 6-window range with central archway to rear
courtyard dividing the building into 2 distinct sections.
Framed in close studding with small quatrefoil panels and
middle rail, and jettied upper storey. Left-hand section has
inserted shop windows in traditional style with arched lights,
and two 3-light oriel windows in the jettied upper floor.
3-light casements in paired gables which have barge-boards
with pendant finials. Shop windows continue in return under
archway. Single 4-light casement window over high central
carriage archway.
Right-hand section extensively modified in 1890. Ground floor
is of brick with stone dressings. Doorway to left, and 2
windows with small leaded upper panes. Additional storey in
this section beneath the jetty, taking account of sloping
site. This has one 3-light oriel window, and a 3-light leaded
mullioned and transomed window. Above the jetty, 3 mullioned
and transomed windows of 3 and 4 leaded lights. Rear wings
each side of the archway also partly timber-framed. Gable and
axial stacks.

Listing NGR: SJ4944312352

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

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