EAGLE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1220996
Date first listed:
16-May-1990
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Aug-1993
Statutory Address:
EAGLE HOUSE, 17-20, CORVE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
EAGLE HOUSE, 17-20, CORVE STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ludlow
National Grid Reference:
SO 51136 74947

Details

LUDLOW

SO5174 CORVE STREET 825-1/1/239 (West side) 16/05/90 Nos.17-20 (Consecutive) Eagle House (Formerly Listed as: CORVE STREET (West side) Nos.19 AND 20 Eagle House)

GV II

Houses, now restaurant, offices and dwellings. Mid C19 to C17 core. Painted brick; Welsh slate roof; brick end stack to right. 2-unit plan, with wings to rear. 3-storeys and cellar; 5-window range: mid C19, 6/6 sashes under grooved stucco lintels, with wrought-iron guards; 3/3 sashes over; deep boarded soffit to eaves. No.17: central entrance with 6-panel door in panelled case under moulded flat hood on plain pilasters; to right, blocked doorway; to left, late C19 tripartite light with moulded mullions and coloured leaded lights. No.20: central entrance with C20 half-glazed door, and overlight with glazing bars, under moulded flat hood on plain pilasters; flanked by plate-glass windows in early C20 cases with moulded flat hoods on consoles and plain pilasters. Rear: gable wing with steep pitched roof; tall composite brick lateral stack, and brick end stack; further wing with weather-boarded 1st floor under corrugated iron roof, on mid C19 brick and rendered brick ground floor with three 2/2 sashes and C20 stable door; C19 four-panel door in chamfered frame; mid C19, 2/2 sash with leaded lights. Mid C19 casement over passage way. Parallel wing (to No.20): C20 fenestration to ground floor with C19 light and casement over; rear gable shows earlier roof line. INTERIOR of Eagle House: C18 panelling to entrance hall, passage, front and rear ground floor rooms (salvaged from Acton Scott Hall and Bitterley Court); exposed C17 box-framing, with chamfered ceiling beams and massive frame posts; C19 staircase with turned balusters; 1st floor: exposed timber-framing, including queen strut truss and jowelled posts; wattle and daub; fireplace with reused chamfered stone reveals. To rear, Oddfellows' Hall, with deal boarding, pendant-decorated trusses, and cast-iron fire-surround with cornucopia, dove of peace.

Listing NGR: SO5113074940

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
389864
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 14 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10134/07
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