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29 and 31, Abbey Foregate

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7079 / 52°42'28"N

Longitude: -2.7442 / 2°44'39"W

OS Eastings: 349815

OS Northings: 312508

OS Grid: SJ498125

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2K2P

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.T6FD

Plus Code: 9C4VP754+58

Entry Name: 29 and 31, Abbey Foregate

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454652

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/12/12 (North side)
30/05/69 Nos.29 AND 31


Pair of houses. Early C18 facade with C17 or earlier core.
Timber-framed, encased in brick and refronted. Plain tiled
roof. 2 storeys and attic, 5-window range. Outer doorways,
that to left in moulded architrave with console brackets to
entablature, that to right a simple 4-panelled door with
overlight. Central arch to passageway, with wood mullioned and
transomed windows of 2 and 3 lights. Blind central upper
window flanked by 2-light wood mullioned and transomed
windows. Windows all have segmentally-arched heads with
keystones, those on the ground floor linking to aprons beneath
the upper windows. Moulded string course over first-floor
windows. 2 wide gables with 2-light casement windows. Axial
stack. Framing exposed in gable walls. Heavy square panelling
in lower wall, timber of slighter scantling above, suggesting
a second phase.

Listing NGR: SJ4981512512

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