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The Fox Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8584 / 52°51'30"N

Longitude: -3.0561 / 3°3'21"W

OS Eastings: 328990

OS Northings: 329510

OS Grid: SJ289295

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RVJM

Mapcode Global: WH89X.1F01

Plus Code: 9C4RVW5V+9H

Entry Name: The Fox Inn

Listing Date: 10 September 1951

Last Amended: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255497

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 2929 NE

13/27 No. 21 (The Fox Inn)
14/27 (formerly listed as
Old Fox P.H.)

House, now inn. Late C15 or early C16, re-modelled early C19 and mid-C20.
Timber framed, now roughcast and rendered to front with gable painted
black and white in imitation of timber frame, slate roof. Original
plan a range of 2 or 3 framed bays with projecting jettied gable to
centre now cut back and underbuilt, early C19 flat-roofed additions
to left and right. 2 storeys; late C19 casement to first floor of gable
with similar windows to left and right; horizontal sliding sash with C20 shutters
to ground floor beneath gable; C19 open-pedimented doorcases to left
and right, left with 6-panel door and right with boarded door; rendered
end stack to left. Timber frame exposed to left wall of passageway
(behind boarded door to right), square and rectangular panels; formerly
external segmental arch with bottoms of 2 close-set vertical posts
visible above; flat joists to roof of passage and evidence for former
jetty to rear. Interior: majority of ceiling beams and lintel of
inglenook fireplace boxed in.

Listing NGR: SJ2899829510

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

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