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Latitude: 52.3663 / 52°21'58"N
Longitude: -2.7204 / 2°43'13"W
OS Eastings: 351044
OS Northings: 274493
OS Grid: SO510744
Mapcode National: GBR BK.S4XQ
Mapcode Global: VH843.SSPC
Entry Name: Victory House
Listing Date: 15 April 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390017
Location: Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/07/2015
MILL STREET (East side),
House, now club. Later C18. Roughcast brick; plain tile roof; brick end stack. 3-storeys; 5-window range: 6/6 sashes in beaded stone cases, with stone head and sill-bands; late C19, 3/3 sashes in similar settings over; deep eaves with boarded soffit. Entrance centre-right: C20, 6-panel door, in panelled case; moulded wood entablature and plain pilasters; to right, 1, and to left, 3, 6/6 sashes in similar settings. Large 2-storey wing to rear has hipped plain tile roof, and ridge stack; six 9/6 sashes under gauged brick flat arches, with 5 hipped gable dormers over, each having 2-light casements. Smaller parallel wing has 2 sashes under gauged brick cambered arches; tall C20 staircase window under cambered arch, and C20 casements over.
INTERIOR: the entrance hall and another ground floor room have panelled walls. The open-well staircase has two turned, vase-shaped balusters to each tread and a ramped and moulded handrail with wreathed curtail. To the lower walls is ramped panelling, and the plaster walling above the first lending and the subsequent flight has a mural painted by Bruce Bairnsfather, showing a soldier in front of a ruin, inscribed ‘Old soldiers never die / they simply fade away’ and signed and dated ‘Bruce / Bairnsfather / 47’. The two, first-floor front rooms have been joined together.
Listing NGR: SO5106174495
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