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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: 1254982



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458349

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SJ41SE THE MOUNT 653-1/4/792 (South side) Nos.71, 73 AND 75 The Red House (73)


Terrace of 3 houses. Dated 1902. By Frank Shayler, No.73, The Red House, for himself. Red brick with some tile hanging and plain tile roof with brick ridge and end stacks. Arts and Crafts style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. 11-window range in all, Nos.71 and 73 are mirrors and each a 4-window range of 6/1 sashes with a 6/8 landing window. Ground floor has canted bay with 6/1 sashes, moulded brick doorcase with gabled hood supported on brackets and part-glazed door, and 4/4 sash. Two 2-light casements in tile-hung dormer. No.73 is a 3-window range of single-light casement, cross window with leaded lights, and 4-light casement, over single-light casement, and canted bay with casements. To centre left a moulded brick doorcase has part-glazed door, small bulls eye window to left both under a flat hood hung from brackets. Attics are treated as a 3rd storey with twin facing gables, two 4-light casements and tile hanging. Rear has mostly 2/2 sashes to Nos.71 and 75 but casements to No.73. INTERIOR: the almost unaltered interior of No.73 includes entrance hall with inglenook, which has settles either side and the bressummer of which is dated 1902 and inscribed 'Dulce Domum'. Stained glass and elaborate plaster frieze in Renaissance style. Sitting room has fireplace with 'Dutch' tiles and beaten copper fender. Dining room has similar fireplace with beaten copper insets and fender, all with heart motifs. Staircase has stick balustrade and decorative glazing to window. Bedrooms have finely detailed fireplaces with beaten copper fenders, one inscribed 'Mary' for the architect's daughter. 'Dutch' tile hearths and cast-iron grates. Doors have original fittings and some have decorative glazing. Attic room has exposed joists and plasterwork panel above fireplace showing Viking ships. Interiors of Nos.71 are 75 are reputed to contain similar but simpler detailing and entrance halls with inglenooks and settles.

Listing NGR: SJ4795813086

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National Grid Reference: SJ 47958 13086


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