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The Sandbrook Vaults

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9037 / 52°54'13"N

Longitude: -2.4843 / 2°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 367520

OS Northings: 334141

OS Grid: SJ675341

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P31Q

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.T85S

Plus Code: 9C4VWG38+F7

Entry Name: The Sandbrook Vaults

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Last Amended: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260384

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; 13/79

SHROPSHIRE STREET (north-west side),
No. 4 (The Sandbrook Vaults)

(Formerly listed as Sandbrook's Vaults)




House, now inn. Dated 1653. Timber-framed with plastered infill on
rendered plinth. Plain tile roof. Framing: ground-floor closely-
spaced studs with middle rail. First floor with diagonal struts forming
chevron patterns. Attic with tier of quatrefoil panels beneath eaves.
Jettied first floor and attic, each with carved brackets supporting carved
bressumers (pairs of opposed dragons to first floor and vine trail to
attic) with ovolo moulding to lower edge. Three framed bays. Two storeys
and attic. Pair of large timber-framed gabled full dormers to right
with C20 three-light metal casements and rendered gables. Integral lateral
brick stack at front to right. Three first-floor windows; pair of C20 three-
light metal casements to right and C19 three light small-paned window
to left. Pair of ground-floor C20 three-light small-paned windows to
left. Pair of ground-floor C20 three-light small-paned wooden casements.
nail-studded boarded door with decorative wrought-iron strap hinges, between
windows just off-centre to right. Passageway to left has nail-studded
boarded door with decorative wrought-iron strap hinges and ovolo-moulded
reveals. Inscribed date beneath first-floor bressumer to left:
"M 16 R E 53".
Ground floor windows replace C17 oriels (see square and diamond mortices in
underside of first-floor bressumer and sections of bressumer without lower
moulding), the left-hand window of three lights and the right hand of four lights.
Centre section of attic bressumer has been replaced. Passageway to left
has square-panelled framed side wall with carpenters marks, brick
nogging and sandstone plinth. Chamfered corner post at rear. INTERIOR:
two pairs of ovolo-moulded spine beams. Corner fireplace in right-hand
room. Only the ground floor inspected. No. 4, Shropshire Street forms
an impressive continuous range with No. 2 Shropshire Street and Nos. 1
and 3, Cheshire Street (q.v.) B.o.E., p.196.

Listing NGR: SJ6752034141

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