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53 and 55, Willow Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8607 / 52°51'38"N

Longitude: -3.0579 / 3°3'28"W

OS Eastings: 328872

OS Northings: 329767

OS Grid: SJ288297

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RV09

Mapcode Global: WH89X.0C48

Entry Name: 53 and 55, Willow Street

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255602

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry

Built-Up Area: Croesowallt

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 2829 NE

WILLOW STREET (south-west side)
Nos. 53 and 55

House, latterly divided into two shops, with right-hand part now reverted to domestic accommodation. Early C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick, slate roof with ridge stack to centre. Three storeys; two window front, glazing bar sashes with gauged heads (16-paned to first floor); late C20 shop front to left and late C20 sash window and door to right. Full-height hip-roofed projection at right-angles to rear.

No. 55 was the birthplace of the composer, Sir Henry Walford Davies [Master of the King's Music (1939-41)] in 1869 (plaque).

Listing NGR: SJ2886229764

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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