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Stone Building Immediately West of Lock Up

A Grade II Listed Building in Prees, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8971 / 52°53'49"N

Longitude: -2.6653 / 2°39'55"W

OS Eastings: 355338

OS Northings: 333505

OS Grid: SJ553335

Mapcode National: GBR 7M.PF2Z

Mapcode Global: WH9C1.1F2V

Entry Name: Stone Building Immediately West of Lock Up

Listing Date: 13 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469148

Location: Prees, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Prees

Built-Up Area: Prees

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Prees St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


1581/14/10003 Stone building immediately
west of lock-up


Original building type not known; possibly associated with adjacent lock-up. Circa late C18 or early C19. Sandstone ashlar. Slate roof with gabled ends and plain projecting stone eaves course.
PLAN: Deep rectangular single-cell plan with doorway on north side; the south wall might have been intended to extend eastwards. Small doorway inserted in rear [E] wall. Later outshut at rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys [originally 1 storey, ground floor window at front inserted later]. 1-window west front, large later ground floor window and smaller window above under eaves. North side: doorway to right of centre with later panelled door and small window above to left. Rear east: small later doorway to left; later outshut. All windows and doorway have plain openings and later frames inserted. In south gable a large slit, into which has been built what appears to be a brick flue. The south east corner has bonding for continuation of south wall eastwards.
INTERIOR: Exposed ashlar walls. One large room, open to the roof. Unceiled roof with large purlins, common-rafters and ridge-board. Front [W] part of interior has inserted floor supported on reused chamfered beam.

Listing NGR: SJ5533833505

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

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