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Shropshire House

A Grade II Listed Building in Prees, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.897 / 52°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.6656 / 2°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 355322

OS Northings: 333495

OS Grid: SJ553334

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.PF0T

Mapcode Global: WH9C1.0FYX

Entry Name: Shropshire House

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427297

Location: Prees, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Prees

Built-Up Area: Prees

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Prees St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

PREES C.P. SHREWSBURY STREET
SJ 5433-5533
(west side)
14/104 Shropshire House
- (including Prees
Post Office)
GV II

House, now house and post office. Late C18 refronting of C17 building;
later additions and alterations. Rendered timber frame clad in C18
red brick to front; slate roof. Original house of 3 framed bays with
eaves raised and clad in brick to front in late C18. 2 storeys and
attic with dentilled eaves cornice; 3-window front, 3-light C19 segmental-
headed casements with late C19 gabled eaves dormers directly above.
Main entrance between first and second windows from left through plain
pilastered doorcase with 4-panel door (top panels now glazed); similar
entrance to far right. Red brick ridge stack between second and third
windows from left and integral end stack to left. Interior: timber
frame (square panels) exposed to original back wall on ground floor,
fragmentarily to cross-wall to right of entrance and to right gable
end on first floor. Single-purlin roof in 3 bays with collar and tie
beam trusses visible in attic. Gabled range at right-angles to rear,
rebuilt late C20 is not of special architectural interest.


Listing NGR: SJ5532233495

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

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