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28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

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.

Name: 28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

List entry Number: 1254993


28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP

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: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458542

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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)


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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49443 12352


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