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Apothecaries House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7066 / 52°42'23"N

Longitude: -2.7554 / 2°45'19"W

OS Eastings: 349059

OS Northings: 312375

OS Grid: SJ490123

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2GBT

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.N73C

Plus Code: 9C4VP64V+MV

Entry Name: Apothecaries House

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456168

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

SJ4912SW COLLEGE HILL
653-1/15/226 (South West side)
30/05/69 No.12
Apothecaries House

GV II

House. Early C18, incorporating elements of an earlier
building on the site, and extensively restored C20. Brick with
plain tiled roof and some internal timbering.
Main elevation faces south: 2 storeys with attic, 2-window
range beneath wide gable partially rebuilt. French windows to
ground floor, 12-pane sashes above, and 2-light casements in
attic. Side entrance. Narrower gable to right with single
window to each floor forms flying freehold over part of No.10
College Hill (qv). Axial stack.
INTERIOR: wide entrance hall runs the length of the rear of
the house, with early C18 staircase with turned balusters and
closed string. Late C18 marble Adam-style fireplace in one
ground-floor room. Extensive remains of earlier timber frame
largely re-sited and forming present roof structure, including
one deeply moulded possibly C16 beam. 2 painted plaster panels
were removed from window embrasures during recent restoration
work.


Listing NGR: SJ4905912375

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