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44, Watergate

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9677 / 52°58'3"N

Longitude: -2.6828 / 2°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 354240

OS Northings: 341365

OS Grid: SJ542413

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.K2TM

Mapcode Global: WH89H.RNPR

Entry Name: 44, Watergate

Listing Date: 1 May 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260693

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5441

(north-east side)

No 44


House, now house and shop. Circa 1700, altered in the early- to mid-C20, and
again in the late C20. Red brick, with some sandstone dressings. Plain tile
roof. 2 storeys and attic. Chamfered quoins (those to right-hand rebuilt), plain
wooden fascia, and coped parapeted gable ends (rebuilt in C20) with integral brick
end stacks. Three C20 roof lights. 5 bays; first-floor wooden cross windows and
ground-floor C18 boxed 4-pane sashes (glazing bars removed), with painted stone
cills and lintels. Inserted C20 plate-glass shop-front to right. Roughly central
doorway (reset slightly to the right - see straight joint) with C20 half-glazed
door, rectangular overlight and painted stone lintel. INTERIOR: Well-detailed
pre-1720 dog-leg oak staircase, rising 2 floors, with half-landings, pulvinated
closed string, stubby column-on-vase balusters, moulded ramped handrail, and
panelled square newel posts with moulded caps. Depressed archway to ground-floor
corridor with panelled pilasters.

Listing NGR: SJ5424041365

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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