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The Terrace with Water Tower and Retaining Wall Adjoining to South

A Grade II Listed Building in Shifnal, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.654 / 52°39'14"N

Longitude: -2.3686 / 2°22'6"W

OS Eastings: 375161

OS Northings: 306312

OS Grid: SJ751063

Mapcode National: GBR 070.MYQ

Mapcode Global: WH9DB.LK98

Entry Name: The Terrace with Water Tower and Retaining Wall Adjoining to South

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255272

Location: Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shifnal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shifnal St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(East side)

6/10 The Terrace with Water Tower
- and Retaining Wall adjoining
to South.

- II

House, water tower, and retaining wall. Circa 1835 with mid C19 addition to
left and water tower to rear. Red brick with sandstone ashlar dressings,
rendered to rear, and hipped slate roof. 3 storeys. Plinth, deep eaves with
paired brackets; 2 ridge stacks, and end stack to left, all with moulded
stone cornices. 3 bays; glazing bar sashes with rendered first floor lintels,
and 2 ground floor flat-topped canted bays with moulded cornices; 2 central
half glazed doors with small lower panels and moulded architrave; sandstone
ashlar porch with Ionic columns and pilasters, full entablature with dentil
cornice and blocking course. Right-hand end of 2 bays with ground floor bow.
2 storey addition set back to left with rendered plat band, and 2 stacks
with moulded stone cornice. 2 bays; 4-parted sashes with rendered lintels.
Interior: C17 style panelling and fireplace overmantel; curved staircase with
square section balusters and curved arched first floor niche. Water tower:
red brick with brown brick and sandstone ashlar dressings. Square plan;
Tudor Gothic style. 2 storeys. Battlemented parapet with chamfered coping.
First floor blank quatrefoil panels to South and East; ground floor foiled
windows to East and West, and 4-centred arched to South. Retaining wall:
Circa 1835. Approximately 15 metres long and 20 metres high. Random rubble
with battlemented parapet.

Listing NGR: SJ7516106312

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