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Sandford House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7055 / 52°42'19"N

Longitude: -2.7498 / 2°44'59"W

OS Eastings: 349432

OS Northings: 312247

OS Grid: SJ494122

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2PP2

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q8R6

Entry Name: Sandford House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458054

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW ST JULIAN'S FRIARS
653-1/15/574 (West side)
10/01/53 No.37
Sandford House

GV II*

House. c1800. Brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 2-window
range. Entrance front faces south, with central door in
pedimented porch. 12-pane sash windows above, and in eastern
elevation. Garden front to west has full-height octagonal bay
with sash windows. Lower block to north a somewhat later
addition. Axial stacks.
INTERIOR: original interior survives largely intact, plaster
ork probably by Smith of Shifnal. Original staircase to left
of entrance, with octagonal drawing room beyond. This room has
ornate plaster work in the style of Adam: low dado rail and
panelled ceiling incorporating low relief panels of zodiac
signs, putti, and classical scenes. Doorway and arched niche
have shell-moulding. Original fire surround with hunting scene
in low relief below mantel. Dining room to right also has
original fire surround with later grate and tiles. Plaster
wall-panelling incorporating mirrors surrounded by high relief
swags. Plaster panelled ceiling with low relief panel also in
one first-floor room overlooking garden.
Graded for the high quality of its interior plasterwork.


Listing NGR: SJ4943212247

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