The King's Head, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

The King's Head, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Photograph taken 12 January 2006 © Mr Philip Semple. Source Historic England Archive ref: 457605

This is a three-storey timber framed building. Its timbers have been dated to c1404. Inside is a wall painting, it is painted on to the brickwork of the chimneystack. It shows the last supper and dates to c1500. Surviving medieval wall paintings like this are incredibly rare.

Location

Shropshire Shrewsbury

Period

Tudor (1485 - 1602)

Tags

house timber framed architecture painting Tudor (1485 - 1602)