IRELAND'S MANSION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1254479
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Statutory Address:
IRELAND'S MANSION, 29, 30 AND 31, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
IRELAND'S MANSION, 29, 30 AND 31, HIGH STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shrewsbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ4913512526

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW 653-1/11/356 10/01/53

HIGH STREET (South West side) Nos.29, 30 AND 31 Ireland's Mansion

GV II*

House, now divided into shops and offices. c1575. For John Ireland, wool merchant. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys and attics, 4 bays. 3 ground-floor shop fronts inserted early C20, and shallow arched doorways with moulded architraves and enriched spandrels leading to internal passageways between them. Corbelled out over the ground floor, alternately squared and semi-octagonal canted bays project, with slightly projecting oriel windows in each square bay, and sash windows in the canted bays. Oriel windows in each recess between the projecting bays. Each tier of bays overhangs slightly, and the entire second storey is jettied out. The upper storeys are framed with close studding, with twisted shafts on vertical members, and some ogival tension bracing. Over each bay, a stilted gable, with 2-light casement window, carved bressumer, barge-boards with finials and king-post framing with herringbone bracing. Gable and axial stacks. INTERIOR: no original features survive.

Listing NGR: SJ4913512526

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457329
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: 19 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/10053/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
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