28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254993
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

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 49443 12352

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SW WYLE COP 653-1/15/715 (North side) 10/01/53 Nos.28, 29 AND 30 (Formerly Listed as: WYLE COP (North East side) Nos.28, 29 AND 30 Unicorn Hotel)

GV II

Formerly known as: Unicorn Hotel and Garage of Messrs. Wales & Edwards Ltd WYLE COP. 2 shops, formerly hotel. Late C16 with extensive restoration of 1890. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof. 2 and 3 storeys, 6-window range with central archway to rear courtyard dividing the building into 2 distinct sections. Framed in close studding with small quatrefoil panels and middle rail, and jettied upper storey. Left-hand section has inserted shop windows in traditional style with arched lights, and two 3-light oriel windows in the jettied upper floor. 3-light casements in paired gables which have barge-boards with pendant finials. Shop windows continue in return under archway. Single 4-light casement window over high central carriage archway. Right-hand section extensively modified in 1890. Ground floor is of brick with stone dressings. Doorway to left, and 2 windows with small leaded upper panes. Additional storey in this section beneath the jetty, taking account of sloping site. This has one 3-light oriel window, and a 3-light leaded mullioned and transomed window. Above the jetty, 3 mullioned and transomed windows of 3 and 4 leaded lights. Rear wings each side of the archway also partly timber-framed. Gable and axial stacks.

Listing NGR: SJ4944312352

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458542
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: 20 Oct 2005
Reference: IOE01/14309/19
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