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A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4947 / 52°29'40"N

Longitude: -2.9968 / 2°59'48"W

OS Eastings: 332423

OS Northings: 288998

OS Grid: SO324889

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HWC7

Mapcode Global: VH75Y.0KLF

Entry Name: No. 5, SALOP STREET

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256977

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 3288 and SO 3289; 11/66, 12/66

No. 5



House, latterly house and shop. C17, extended and refaced in the early
C19. Roughcast timber frame and limestone rubble with plain tile roof.
Two framed bays with later additions. Plinth, mid- to late-C19 integral
brick end stack off-ridge to left, and large brick ridge stack off-
centre to right. Semi-basement and two storeys. Two mid- to late-C19
wooden cross windows on each floor to right, early-C19 former shop
front to left consisting of small-paned shop window repeated on return
to left, and mid-C19 four-panelled door to right with early-C19
architrave and open triangular pedimented bracketed hood; boarded basement
door to right. Left-hand return front with first floor glazing bar
sash. Right-hand return front with first-floor 4-pane sash and ground
floor boarded door with bracketed hood. Probably early-C19 two-storey
addition set back to left in former passageway, stack to rear, and
ground floor C20 casement in early-C19 frame. INTERIOR: early-C18
L-shape staircase with closed string, splat balusters shaped to represent
twisted balusters, moulded handrail, and square newel posts; early-
C18 cupboard beneath stairs with low raised panelled doorway and open
screen above with shaped splat balusters; early-C18 classical wall
cupboard on staircase consisting of 2 fluted pilasters with moulded
capitals, triglyphs, guttae and cornice to each, flanking door with
shaped-head raised and fielded panel.

Listing NGR: SO3242388998

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