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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458054
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1
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
SJ4912SW ST JULIAN'S FRIARS
653-1/15/574 (West side)
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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