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Tudor House Restaurant

A Grade II* Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9038 / 52°54'13"N

Longitude: -2.4842 / 2°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 367528

OS Northings: 334150

OS Grid: SJ675341

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P32S

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.T87Q

Plus Code: 9C4VWG38+G8

Entry Name: Tudor House Restaurant

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Last Amended: 5 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260329

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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SJ 6634-6734; 13/26

CHESHIRE STREET (south-west side),
Nos. 1 and 3 (Tudor House Restaurant)




Pair of houses, latterly bank, now restaurant and shop. Mid-C17, restored
in 1962. Timber-framed with plastered infill; ground floor rebuilt in C20
with yellow/grey sandstone/reconstituted stone. Rendered gable end to south-
west. Plain tile roof. Framing: tall rectangular first-floor panels with
diagonal struts forming chevron patterns and attic tier of quatrefoil panels
beneath eaves. Left-hand gable end with two tiers of quatrefoil panels and
cusped curved V-struts in apex. Left-hand return front has first-floor
closely-spaced studs to left with middle rail and diagonal struts forming
lozenge patterns. Jettied first floor and attic with carved brackets supporting
ovolo-moulded and carved bressumers (mainly vine trail but sections restorer
with a more stylized motif). Jettied gable end with end brackets supporting
billet-ornamented and partly carved tie-beam. L-plan; 3 + 4 framed bays.
Two storeys and attic. Pair of C20 gabled eaves dormers with small-paned 2-
light metal casements. Stacks not visible. Three-window front; first-floor
glazing bar sashes with exposed boxes. C20 ground-floor with small-paned
Tudor-arched metal windows. Pair of C20 Tudor-arched panelled doors with
rectangular overlights. Carriageway to right with pair of half-glazed C20
Tudor-arched doors. Left-hand return front: pair of restored gabled eaves
dormers to left with small-paned 2-light metal casements and 3-light attic
casement in gable to right. 3+1 first-floor windows; glazing bar sashes
to left with exposed boxes and C20 canted oriel to right of 1-: 2-: 1-lights
and with dentil cornice to flat top. C20 ground-floor small-paned Tudor-
arched metal windows. INTERIOR only partly inspected. Ovolo-moulded ceiling
beams. Framed dividing wall between ground-floor room and right-hand carriage-
way with sole plate and stone plinth and long straight tension brace. No.
2 Shropshire Street is included in this block. Nos. 1 and 3, Cheshire Street
and No. 2, Shropshire Street form an impressive continous range with No.
4 Shropshire Street (q.v.) B.o.E., p.196; Drayton Civic Society, Market
Drayton, A Town and its People, p.39.

Listing NGR: SJ6752834150

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