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Badgers Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9029 / 52°54'10"N

Longitude: -2.4856 / 2°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 367434

OS Northings: 334050

OS Grid: SJ674340

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P2RY

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.S9KD

Plus Code: 9C4VWG37+5Q

Entry Name: Badgers Court

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260376

Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Market Drayton

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Market Drayton


SJ 6634-6734

(south-east side)
Nos. 43 and 45
(Badgers Court)


House, now 2 shops and flat. Dated 1651, with mid-to late C19 alterations.
Rendered timber framing and plain tile roof. L-plan; 2 framed bays (formerly
jettied to front) with rear wing. 2 storeys. 2 gables to front. Brick stack behind ridge
just off-centre to right. 3-window front: first-floor segmental-headed 4-pane sashes. shop-fronts
consisting of probably mid-C20 projecting 3 x 1 plate glass windows with
fascia and late C19 surround with carved brackets supporting moulded cornice;
recessed doorway with mid-C19 surround consisting of flanking convex pilaster
strips with roundels above and panel above door. Lean-to addition in
angle at rear. Reset doorway in rear wing with 4 raised and fielded panels.
Interior: square-panelled timber framed right-hand end and rear walls
(rear wall with exposed wattle and daub and woven-lath panels). Ovolo-
moulded spine beams. Formerly jettied first floor; bressumer with sunk
chamfer, carved geometrical patterns, and dated "1651 .:. GS"; evidence
of former moulded sub-bressumer or brackets (see each end). Inserted
C19 cast-iron posts to support first floor. Re-ordered C17 panelling,
some in rear corridor with carved blind arcading and frieze. Late C17
door with 6 raised and fielded panels also in rear corridor. Local people
report complete framing with expressed pegs, noted when the render was

Listing NGR: SJ6743434050

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