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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: 1053637



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: 29-Aug-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255276

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SJ 7407-7507 SHIFNAL C.P. PARK STREET (East side)

10/34 The Idsall Rooms, Park House 26/5/55 Hotel (formerly listed as Idsall House).


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. 3 storeys. Plinth, rendered quoins and plat bands, moulded wooden eaves cornice, and paired end stacks. 5 bays; glazing bar sashes with flush boxes, orange brick dressings, gauged heads, and scrolled keystones with painted floral decoration. 4 segmental curved steps with low stone flanking walls to central door with 6 raised and fielded panels, plain architrave, and radial fanlight; heavy semi-circular 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. 2 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. 2 storeys. Moulded eaves cornice, gable to front at left, and end stack to left. 2 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. B.O.E. (Salop), p.245.

Listing NGR: SJ7493707429

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 74937 07429


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