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2, Market Square

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

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Latitude: 52.4949 / 52°29'41"N

Longitude: -2.9974 / 2°59'50"W

OS Eastings: 332380

OS Northings: 289023

OS Grid: SO323890

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HW5Z

Mapcode Global: VH75Y.0K78

Entry Name: 2, Market Square

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256969

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


11/59 No. 2


House, now shop and flats. Mid- to late-C18 with mid- to late-C19
alterations. Red brick with coursed limestone rubble plinth, pebble-
dashed to south, and slate roof, hipped to right. 3 storeys. Plinth,
wooden dentil eaves cornice, parapeted gable end to right at rear;
integral brick end stack to right and brick ridge stack to right at
rear. 3 bays; glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads; 2 mid-
to late-C19 three-part shop fronts with pilastered surrounds flanking
central C20 half-glazed door. East front: 3 bays, 2 to left on second
floor and centre on first floor, blind. Two on ground floor to left
blank. The short curved-footed cruck reputed to be at the rear of
this building was not visible at the time of resurvey (July 1984).
Alcock, C.B.A. Research Report No. 42, 1981, p.145.

Listing NGR: SO3238089023

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