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Assembly Rooms and Railings and Gatepier to South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.379 / 52°22'44"N

Longitude: -2.4808 / 2°28'50"W

OS Eastings: 367370

OS Northings: 275766

OS Grid: SO673757

Mapcode National: GBR BW.R9YW

Mapcode Global: VH847.YGDN

Entry Name: Assembly Rooms and Railings and Gatepier to South West

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483873

Location: Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, DY14

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Built-Up Area: Cleobury Mortimer

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cleobury Mortimer

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CLEOBURY MORTIMER

SO6775 CHURCH STREET
582-1/13/49 (North side)
15/03/74 Assembly Rooms and railings and
gatepier to south-west

GV II

Market hall, then assembly rooms with first-floor reading
room, now civic hall. Dated 1842, remodelled and upper floor
added 1875. Ashlar, with weathered string course, and
hoodmoulds and sills to south and west sides and coursed stone
rubble to rear. Blue engineering brick at rear extension.
Slate roof with late C19 decorative bargeboards and fascia.
Simple 2-room plan with gable to street, and rear
end-extension.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. South gable with tripartite 1/1:2/2:1/1
first-floor sash under hoodmould. Ground-floor c1875 wood
mullion and transom window with multi-pane lights set in
4-centred arched opening with chamfered reveals, and hoodmould
with defaced label stops. Dated crest plaque in gable.
Memorial plaque to Cleobury Volunteers, c1900, to left.
West return side: 2-storey, 4-window range, with outer bays
narrower,
fitted with 2/2 sashes under hoodmoulds to first floor, and 3
ground-floor windows similar to front gable. 4-centred
entrance arch to right with inset iron grill giving into
lobby.
Rear: covered by stone lean-to and late C19 2-storey tiled
gabled extension of engineering brick and coursed rubble,
formerly used to house the town's fire tender.
Gatepier of sandstone ashlar with octagonal shaft, chamfered
plinth and pyramid cap with cornice, attached to assembly
rooms by a 2 metre length of spear-head iron railings.
Gatepier one of a pair at west end of churchyard wall (qv).
INTERIOR: not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO6737175764

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