Irelands Mansion

19 Jan 2003
Irelands Mansion, 29, 30 And 31 High Street, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY1 1SQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ4912NW HIGH STREET 653-1/11/356 (South West side) 10/01/53 Nos.29, 30 AND 31 Ireland's Mansion


House, now divided into shops and offices. c1575. For John Ireland, wool merchant. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys and attics, 4 bays. 3 ground-floor shop fronts inserted early C20, and shallow arched doorways with moulded architraves and enriched spandrels leading to internal passageways between them. Corbelled out over the ground floor, alternately squared and semi-octagonal canted bays project, with slightly projecting oriel windows in each square bay, and sash windows in the canted bays. Oriel windows in each recess between the projecting bays. Each tier of bays overhangs slightly, and the entire second storey is jettied out. The upper storeys are framed with close studding, with twisted shafts on vertical members, and some ogival tension bracing. Over each bay, a stilted gable, with 2-light casement window, carved bressumer, barge-boards with finials and king-post framing with herringbone bracing. Gable and axial stacks. INTERIOR: no original features survive.

Listing NGR: SJ4912812520


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1112 IOE Records taken by M I Joachim; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr M. I. Joachim. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Joachim, M. I.

Rights Holder: Joachim, M. I.


Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building