15 AND 16, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1254512
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Statutory Address:
15 AND 16, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
15 AND 16, 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:
SJ 49196 12488

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW HIGH STREET 653-1/15/347 (North East side) 10/01/53 Nos.15 AND 16

II*

Formerly known as: Cross Keys Inn. Inn, now shop. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. Dated 1575. 2 storeys, 2-window range with inserted late C20 shop front to ground floor. Right-hand bay projects, perhaps as former full-height porch. Jettied with moulded bressumer, close studding with middle rail and herringbone studding in side walls. 4-pane sash window inserted at first floor. Left-hand section also formerly jettied, with moulded bressumer, and square panelling with twisted shafts superimposed on vertical members and sunk quatrefoils in the horizontal. Inserted 4-pane sash window. Some panel infill renewed in brick and painted over. Single segmentally-arched dormer window in roof. Return elevation to Grope Lane framed and decorated in similar manner with wide gable over shop front, with 6-pane sash window, and renewed plaque bearing date, 1575. Lower jettied central range with close studding links this gable with a narrower upper gable, with 5-light mullioned and transomed window and projecting casement in gable apex. Beyond this a further 2 bays, the ground floor renewed, but moulded bressumer to jettied upper storey, with close studding. Mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and 4 lights are late C19 insertions. Loading door and hoist in gabled dormer. (Smith JT: Shrewsbury: Topography and Domestic Architecture to the Mid C17: 1953-).

Listing NGR: SJ4921712491

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457321
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Smith, J T, Shrewsbury Topography and Domestic Architecture to the Mid C17, (1953)

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: 10 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10231/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M. I. Joachim. Source Historic England Archive
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