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Building to the Rear of Number 1a

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7083 / 52°42'29"N

Longitude: -2.7438 / 2°44'37"W

OS Eastings: 349845

OS Northings: 312553

OS Grid: SJ498125

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2K5T

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.T6M2

Entry Name: Building to the Rear of Number 1a

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457384

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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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NE HORSEFAIR
653-1/12/783 (South side)
Building to the rear of No.1A

II

Warehouse, original use unknown, but non-domestic, and perhaps
agricultural or storage. Early C17. Timber-framed with plain
tiled roof. 2 storeys, undivided internally on each floor.
Timber-framed in square panels with some tension bracing, and
arch bracing in gable walls. 5 bays, the roof trusses showing
evidence of alterations perhaps associated with raising the
height of the roof: the tie beams which are below the level of
the wall plate, are linked to a collar by a raking brace,
itself braced to the wall plate. 2 purlins each side, and wind
braces. There is little structural evidence for the original
use of the building, but the absence of stack, and its
position behind the main building line, suggests that it was
originally a service building.


Listing NGR: SJ4984512553

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