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5-9, Severn Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7133 / 52°42'47"N

Longitude: -2.7453 / 2°44'43"W

OS Eastings: 349748

OS Northings: 313111

OS Grid: SJ497131

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.24TY

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.S2X7

Plus Code: 9C4VP773+8V

Entry Name: 5-9, Severn Street

Listing Date: 28 August 1975

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458185

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury All Saints and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


653-1/4/608 (North East side)
28/08/75 Nos.5-9 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
(North East side)


Row of 5 houses, formerly a weaving factory. Original
structure c1806-1809, adapted and refronted c1860. Brick with
Welsh slate roof, over iron-framed structure.
3 storeys, 5-window range. Single and paired doorways, the
paired 6-panelled doors with overlights beneath single
architraves. 12-pane sash windows on each floor, with wide
splayed flat-arched heads, some painted. Plain oversailing
eaves, axial stacks. Equal height of storeys, irregular window
spacing, and traces of additional blocked openings between the
windows on the upper floors are the external clues to the
building's former use.
INTERIOR: the cruciform cast-iron columns, beams and brick
arched fire-proof ceilings of the iron-framed structure
Built as a weaving factory for Benyon and Bage's Canal
Terminus flax mill.

Listing NGR: SJ4974813111

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