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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: 1307835



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Market Drayton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260329

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SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHESHIRE STREET (south- west side) 13/26 Nos. 1 and 3 (Tudor 7.5.52 House Restaurant)


Pair of houses, latterly bank, now restaurant and shop. Mid-Cl7, restored in 1962. Timber framed with plastered infill; ground floor rebuilt in C20 with yellow/grey sandstone/reconstituted stone. Rendered gable end to south- west. Plain tile roof. Framing: tall rectangular first-floor panels with diagonal struts forming chevron patterns and attic tier of quatrefoil panels beneath eaves. Left-hand gable end with 2 tiers of quatrefoil panels and cusped curved V-struts in apex. Left-hand return front has first-floor closely-spaced studs to left with middle rail and diagonal struts forming lozenge patterns. Jettied first floor and attic with carved brackets supporting ovolo-moulded and carved bressumers (mainly vine trail but sections restorer with a more stylized motif). Jettied gable end with end brackets supporting billet-ornamented and partly carved tie-beam. L-plan; 3 + 4 framed bays. 2 storeys and attic. Pair of C20 gabled eaves domers with small-paned 2- light metal casements. Stacks not visible. 3-window front; first-floor glazing bar sashes with exposed boxes. C20 ground-floor with small-paned Tudor-arched metal windows. Pair of C20 Tudor-arched panelled doors with rectangular overlights. Carriageway to right with pair of half-glazed C20 Tudor-arched doors. Left-hand return front: pair of restored gabled eaves dormers to left with small-paned 2-light metal casements and 3-light attic casement in gable to right. 3+1 first-floor windows; glazing bar sashes to left with exposed boxes and C20 canted oriel to right of 1-: 2-: 1-lights and with dentil cornice to flat top. C20 ground-floor small-paned Tudor- arched metal windows. Interior only partly inspected. Ovolo-moulded ceiling beams. Framed dividing wall between ground-floor room and right-hand carriage- way with sole plate and stone plinth and long straight tension brace. No. 2 Shropshire Street is included in this block. Nos. 1 and 3, Cheshire Street and No. 2, Shropshire Street form an impressive continous range with No. 4 Shropshire Street (q.v.) B.o.E., p.196; Drayton Civic Society, Market Drayton, A Town and its People, p.39.

Listing NGR: SJ6752834150

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Market Drayton A Town and Its People39
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 196

National Grid Reference: SJ 67528 34150


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