28, 29 AND 30, WYLE COP


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


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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


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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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Legacy System number: 458542

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