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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1254847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458185
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1
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
SJ41SE SEVERN STREET
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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