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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: 1366784



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wem Urban

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259980

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1. 5358 NOBLE STREET (south side) No 17 (Hazlitt House) SJ 5128 3/73 28.8.51


2. Early C18 painted brick house. Plain tile roof with gabled ends. Taller centre bay has hipped roof, brick pilaster quoins and string course. Two storeys. Four bays. Two and 3-light casement windows with leaded panes, some in segmental-headed openings. Left of centre a moulded doorcase, glazed door and hood on brackets. Plaque above inscribed "In this house lived the Reverend William Hazlitt from 1787 to 1813 and his son William Hazlitt essayist and critic from 1787 to 1799." Brick chimney stack near centre and another at east end. Gabled wing at rear with stone coping with moulded kneelers. Interior: Rear ground floor room has C17 panelling (said to have come from the church) with fluted frieze and carved panels over an C18 moulded stone chimney piece. Adjacent to the south-west is the derelict remains of the Old Victorian Chapel of which William Hazlitt, senior, was minister.

Listing NGR: SJ5125528956

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51255 28956


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