The Idsall Rooms, Park House Hotel

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1053637
Date first listed:
26-May-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
29-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
The Idsall Rooms, Park House Hotel, Park Street

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Location

Statutory Address:
The Idsall Rooms, Park House Hotel, Park Street

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shifnal
National Grid Reference:
SJ7493507425

Details

SJ 7407-7507 10/34

SHIFNAL CP PARK STREET (east side), The Idsall Rooms, Park House Hotel

(Formerly listed as Idsall House).

26/05/55

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II* House, now part of hotel. Dated 1699 on stone above central first floor window, mid C18 addition set back to left and mid C19 addition set back to right. Red brick with hipped C20 tile roof.

Three storeys. Plinth, rendered quoins and plat bands, moulded wooden eaves cornice, and paired end stacks. Five bays; glazing-bar sashes with flush boxes, orange brick dressings, gauged heads, and scrolled keystones with painted floral decoration. Four segmental curved steps with low stone flanking walls to central door with six raised and fielded panels, plain architrave, and radial fanlight; heavy semicircular hood with egg and dart moulded cornice, and large console brackets with carved acanthus decoration. First floor arched glazing-bar sashes to rear in second and third bays from right. Mid C18 addition to left of red brick with hipped C20 tile roof. Two storeys; plat band and coved plaster cornice. One bay; ground floor sash without glazing bars, and first floor glazing-bar sash with flush box and keyed plaster lintel. Mid C19 addition to right of red brick with grey brick plinth and C20 tile roof. Two storeys. Moulded eaves cornice, gable to front at left, and end stack to left. Two bays, that to left slightly projecting; glazing-bar sashes with cambered recessed lintels, that on ground floor to left arched.

INTERIOR: some alterations to front rooms; 1699 three-flight square well staircase with square newels, turned balusters and moulded handrail; 1699 raised and fielded panelling in ground floor room to rear at right with dado rail, cornice, and panelled fireplace overmantel with pulvinated frieze and keyed arched niche to left; C19 panelling in front rooms and elsewhere; 1699 panelled window reveals throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ7493507425

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
255276
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Oct 2004
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