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Feathers Hotel

A Grade I Listed Building in Ludlow, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3687 / 52°22'7"N

Longitude: -2.7174 / 2°43'2"W

OS Eastings: 351248

OS Northings: 274754

OS Grid: SO512747

Mapcode National: GBR BK.RZN0

Mapcode Global: VH843.VQ8K

Entry Name: Feathers Hotel

Listing Date: 15 April 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389812

Location: Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ludlow

Built-Up Area: Ludlow

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ludlow St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


825-1/1/186 (East side)
15/04/54 Feathers Hotel


Hotel. Early C17 front to earlier core. Timber-frame and
plaster; brick; double-depth plain tile roof, with three
gables to front; brick end stacks to rear. 3-bay plan.
3-storeys and cellar; 3-window range: bays with moulded and
carved mullions and transoms, with cast diamond glazing, set
in quarter braced framing; 2nd floor, jettied on moulded
bressummers on enriched consoles, has larger bay to left;
enriched quarter bracing; 3 gables have arch-motif and
enriched barge boards and pendants. Central entrance, in porch
with enriched pillars and consoles supporting 1st floor
balcony with pierced spot-balusters, has C17 studded plank
door, in enriched case, with overlight; flanked by C20 bays
and further bay to left, and to right, chevron braced panels
with casement; under moulded bressummer to 1st floor. Right
return continues main features of front. Passageway to rear
has (restored) studding with passing brace, and leads to yard;
C20 entrance, and C19 and C20 range. INTERIOR: ground floor
room to right of entrance has panelling, mantelpiece and wall
paintings; 1st floor rooms have panelling, plaster ceiling and
overmantel; much exposed timber-framing and ceiling beams.
(Lloyd D: The Feathers: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SO5124474755

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