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38 and 39, Corve Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ludlow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3724 / 52°22'20"N

Longitude: -2.72 / 2°43'12"W

OS Eastings: 351076

OS Northings: 275170

OS Grid: SO510751

Mapcode National: GBR BK.RR1J

Mapcode Global: VH843.SMWP

Entry Name: 38 and 39, Corve Street

Listing Date: 4 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389871

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


LUDLOW

SO5175 CORVE STREET
825-1/2/245 (West side)
04/07/89 Nos.38 AND 39

GV II

House, formerly glovers' cottages, formerly stables. Late C18.
Stone and brick, mainly rendered; plain tile roof; brick end
stacks.
2-storeys, with added attic; 2-window range: 2-light casement
to left, with blind opening and 3-light casement, to right;
attic storey has completely weatherboarded front, hiding
surviving louvred ventilation system. Central doorway with C20
part glazed door and flat hood; flanked by 2-light casements.
Left gable has 3-light casement. 2-storey range to right, with
slate roof and 3-light casement. To rear: gabled staircase
projection; casements; dormer.
INTERIOR not inspected but reported as having spine beams and
dogleg stair at end of central passage; reset tympanum. Attic
workshop probably unique survival of Ludlow's gloving
industry.
History: in the late C18 the site belonged to the Ashton
family, master glovers and (probably shortly after 1785) a
stone stable was built, then converted to cottages for
glovers. The workshop was then added to the upper floor.
This is thought to be the last remaining example in Ludlow of
a structure used for a once prominent local industry and the
exterior (and possibly interior) survival of the ventilation
system is of much significance.


Listing NGR: SO5107775168

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