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TALBOT HOUSE

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.

Name: TALBOT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1055979

Location

TALBOT HOUSE, 56, GREEN END

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitchurch Urban

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-May-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260637

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. GREEN END (south side) SJ 5441 8/81 No. 56 (Talbot House) 1.5.51. GV II

House now offices. Early to mid-C18, with late C19 addition at rear. Red brick with some painted stone dressings, pebbledashed right-hand end wall. Slate roof. 3 storeys. Rendered plinth, ground-floor raised brick band at lintel level, painted dentil brick floor bands, breaking forward over keystones and that to first floor broken in centre, painted brick dentil cornice, broken in centre, and parapet with stone coping and central rendered one-bay triangular pediment (echosed in parapet at rear). Integral brick end stacks. 1:1:1 bays, with central break; boxed C18 glazing bar sashes (with thick bars) with painted stone cills; ground-floor lintel with raised keystone, and first-floor lintels with raised chamfered lower edge and raised lintel; second-floor windows with gauged-brick heads and raised keystones, that to centre round-arched with radial fan. Left-hand ground-floor window set in wide blind recess and right-hand ground-floor window widened c.1900 with 2-light fixed glazing and painted chamfered wooden lintel. Central C18 door with 8 raised and fielded panels (upper 4 glazed) and wooden doorcase consisting of lugged moulded architrave, flanking panelled pilaster strips, frieze with central raised panel, and consoles with shells at base supporting triangular pediment, with broken -back cornice. Five C20 concrete steps up to door. Left-hand return front with pair of blind second-floor windows. Right-hand return front with blind second-floor window to left, second-floor C20 two-light wooden casement to right, first-floor cross window to right, and ground- floor glazing bar sash to right. Large late C19 two-storey rear wing, Interior only partly inspected. C18 three-flight rectangular-well staircase, rising 2 floors; open string with cut brackets, moulded nosings, column-on- vase balusters (2 per tread), ramped moulded handrail, wreathed to columnular foot newel, and ramped moulded dado rail. Left-hand ground- floor room with cross-beamed ceiling and moulded cornice. 6-panelled doors throughout.

Listing NGR: SJ5443741523

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National Grid Reference: SJ 54437 41523

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