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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: 1281952



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ludlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Aug-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 390068

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SO5174 OLD STREET 825-1/1/432 (West side) 15/04/54 No.56 Lane's House and Oldgate House (Formerly Listed as: OLD STREET (West side) No.56 Lane's House)


Houses, now includes surgery. Lane's House: early C17, to C16 core. Oldgate House: early C16. Rubble; brick; timber-frame and plaster; plain tile roof. 3-storeys and cellar; 2-window range: leaded light mullion and transom windows, the left with decorated pediment, projecting on enriched consoles from studwork, with chevron bracing; above are 2 gables with leaded light casements, the left having E.G. set in niches beneath. Oak plank door to left, set in restored brick arch; to right is mullion and transom light flanked by smaller mullion lights, all under moulded oak drip course; cellar opening below, under oak lintels. Gable wall to left (now Oldgate House) of rubble, with queen strut truss over, having probable blocked mullioned opening. Immediately under tie beam is blocked dressed stone opening; blocked brick arched opening, with single light, at bottom left; traces of other openings. Returned side: rubble; 2-storeys and attic; 4-window range of probably C18 casements, two in altered openings; 3 hipped dormers with twin leaded light casements. To right, plank door with overlight; to left further casements. Town wall continues to left. INTERIOR of Lane's House: decorative plasterwork ceilings and frieze with Royal Arms (Edward VI); stone fireplace; panelling; exposed framing; C19 dogleg staircase with stick balusters; C19 staircase. INTERIOR of Oldgate House: stop-chamfered ceiling-frame; C20 staircase, with splat balusters; exposed framing with curved braces. (Ludlow Historical Research Group; Lloyd D: Ludlow: A Historic Town in Words and Pictures: 1984-: P.90).

Listing NGR: SO5134374497

Selected Sources

Books and journals
LLoyd, , Klein, , Ludlow A Historic Town in Words and Pictures, (1984), 90

National Grid Reference: SO 51347 74493


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