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Iron Bridge House

Iron Bridge House
  • Client :
    The Landmark Trust
  • Architect :
  • Position :
    Principal House
  • Total Value :
    Circa £60K
  • Date :
  • Surveyor:
    Peter Napier

Iron Bridge House is a well known Landmark Trust property in the shadow of Britain's best known industrial monument. The building is the complete establishment of a substantial grocer, with a large house over a double-fronted shop, with offices behind, storerooms and stables to the rear. From the substantial cellars a tunnel used to run to the bank of the River Severn, up which, until the late nineteenth century, the cargoes were brought by barge.

The trust are gradually improving the property and during this latest phase Cbs worked with Peter Napier and the trust's buildings surveyor Richard Burton to complete a demanding schedule of works within a very tight programme and to an agreed budget.

This phase of repair included

  • Re-tiling the numerous roofs
  • A new hidden flat lead roof
  • Conservation roof lights 
  • Rebuilding of chimneys 
  • Lime pointing
  • Masonry and brick repair
  • Decoration.


This project encompasses the following services

Church Conservation, St John the Baptist, Kenley Mytton Bridge Wombridge Augustinian Priory Kilpeck Castle, Herefordshire The Cold Bath House, Ludlow, Shropshire War Memorial Alsager St Lawrence’s, Ludlow Wroxeter Roman Town House White Castle, Abergavenny St Peters Church, Stanton Lacy, Shropshire Snailbeach Mines, Shropshire Bowers Yard Lime Kilns ‘Once upon a hill’ Blakemoorgate Hopton Castle, Shropshire. St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Attingham Park Northeast Pavillion Richards Castle Stirchley Furnaces Iron Bridge House Brynkinalt Estate, Chirk 40 Pride Hill, Shrewsbury All Saints Church, Grinshill The Church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton XI Towns The Rutland Memorial Fountain, Dublin, Ireland Emo Court, Co. Laoise, Ireland. St Mary’s, Tremadog, Gwynedd. Shrewsbury Railway Station St Govan’s Chapel, Bosherston, Pembs. Flimstone Farmhouse, Castlemartin, Pembs. Old Market Hall, Shrewsbury. The Cross, Oswestry, Shropshire. St Mary’s, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Wollerton Animal Pound, Wollerton. Sker House, Porthcawl. Chapel of St Thomas, King Williams College, Isle of Man Almshouses, Neath St Pauls Church, Bedford. Manor Farm, Cranage, Cheshire