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Loggerheads Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7079 / 52°42'28"N

Longitude: -2.7519 / 2°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 349297

OS Northings: 312511

OS Grid: SJ492125

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2H5Z

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.P6SD

Plus Code: 9C4VP65X+57

Entry Name: Loggerheads Public House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455981

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 Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


653-1/11/182 (South East side)
10/01/53 No.1
Loggerheads Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Shrewsbury Arms Inn)


House, now public house. Early C18 with later alterations.
Painted brick with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys, 3-window
range. Doorway to right of centre with overlight in moulded
architrave with small canopy over, possibly marking the
original gable end of the building (stone quoins in wall above
it). Public house windows flank the doorway, with architraves
with high entablature and hood. Small inserted window to left.
Upper windows are irregularly spaced flush-framed 9-pane
sashes (6 panes to second storey). Dentilled string course
forms sill band of second storey. Stack on right-hand gable.
Small single-storey extension of the later C19 to right, with
small-paned public house window and door beneath a single
projecting fascia or hood. Forms a single build with No.17 St
Mary's Street (qv).
INTERIOR: entry to left leads to small lobby with door to bar
on the right. Ground floor has room plan intact and consists
of Gentleman's Bar, Bar, Lounge and Snug. The Gentleman's Bar
has a timber partition to the corridor with borrowed glazing
along the top and is lined on one wall with reused C16 oak
panelling. Fixed bench seating. Victorian inglenook-style
fireplace across the corner with bracketed shelf above.
Servery hatches in passage to bars. Small snug to rear has
padded bench seating to perimeter, and door opening has small
ogee architraves. Lounge bar has servery hatch to central bar
and separate door through lobby into Church Street. Central
bar has main bar area across the room parallel to Church
Street. 2 bench settles, plain dado, ogee picture rail and
architraves to door.

Listing NGR: SJ4929712511

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

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