Council House Gatehouse And Gateway / Gateway House

16 Jan 2003
Council House Gatehouse And Gateway, Council House Courtyard, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY1 2AU
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Gateway House, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY1 2AU
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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 COUNCIL HOUSE COURTYARD 653-1/11/253 (South East side) 10/01/53 Council House Gatehouse and Gateway House


House and gatehouse. The house probably early C16, gatehouse dated 1620. Timber-framed with brick panel infill and plain tiled roofs. Original building to north: low 2 storeys, probably 2-unit plan. Framed in square panels with close studding in gable. Casement windows in gable and side walls. Axial stack. Later wing added at right-angles to this to the rear: probably early C17. Framed in small square panelling with decorative quatrefoil panels in gable, and two 4-light mullioned and transomed windows in rear wall. Entrance is in lean-to porch against the gable, probably added in the early C20. Gatehouse block adjoins the south-west corner of this range: dated 1620. Wide gateway with fluted Corinthian columns on high bases each side, and possibly the original gates. Single window above, and high gabled dormer over. Framed in decorative small square panels with cusped quatrefoils. 4-light mullioned and transomed window, with enriched paired round-arched panels below it, and enrichment surrounding dormer window above. Vine-scroll decoration to tie-beam and barge-boards. On the street side, two 3-light mullioned windows with paired round-arched enriched panels beneath, and 2 high dormer windows over. 3-light Gothick window inserted C19 alongside gateway. Gateway House listed 30.5.69.

Listing NGR: SJ4941112734


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.


Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Gatehouse, Unassigned, Building