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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1053623



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shifnal

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-May-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255244

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SJ 7407-7507 SHIFNAL C.P. CHURCH STREET (North-West side)

10/27 Old Idsall House. 26/5/55


House. Late C16 with C18 alterations and additions. Timber framed with close studding and rendered infill panels, later painted brick additions including underbuilding to South-West, and old tile roof with partial catslide over outshut to rear. One framed bay, 2 framed bay projecting cross wing to left with late C18 addition to front, and projecting early C18 gabled wing to right. 2 storeys. First floor to South-West probably formerly jettied, gable to right with parapeted gable end; ridge stack off-centre to left, stack in angle of right-hand wing, end stack to right, and 2 end stacks to left-hand cross wing. Projecting first floor 3-light C19 casement to right, ground floor 3-light casement to right, and C20 boarded door to left. Right-hand wing with one flush-framed segmental headed glazing bar sash on each floor, and lean-to to left with one segmental headed 3-light casement in left-hand return front; left-hand cross wing with one glazing bar sash on each floor, and right-hand return front with glazing bar sash on each floor, that below with segmental head. South-West front: 3 blocked first floor windows. First floor glazing bar sash off-centre to left, and 2-light leaded casement to far left; 2 ground floor C20 flat-topped canted bays flanking C20 half glazed door off-centre to left. Interior: probably C17 wainscot panelling in ground floor room, N.Pevsner, B.O.E. Shropshire, p.245.

Listing NGR: SJ7474207517

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 245

National Grid Reference: SJ 74745 07514


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