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25, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.4937 / 52°29'37"N

Longitude: -2.9981 / 2°59'53"W

OS Eastings: 332329

OS Northings: 288888

OS Grid: SO323888

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HVZY

Mapcode Global: VH75X.ZLC6

Entry Name: 25, High Street

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256954

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


12/44 No. 25


House, now builder's store. Mid-C16 with early- to mid-C19 additions.
Roughcast timber frame with coursed limestone rubble plinth, and painted
brick refacing to east, C19 slate and graded stone slate roof. 5
framed bays with additions to east and west, at right-angles to road.
2 storeys. Brick stack off-ridge to north. Gable-end to road with first
floor 16-pane glazing bar sash and ground floor mid- to late-C20 shop
front with plate glass window. North front: 3 first floor mid- to
late-C19 casements; half-glazed door off-centre to left. Interior:
former timber framed gable-end in roof with king post and decorative
herringbone framing; 2 possible raised cruck trusses (Alcock apex
type F2), others queen strut or inclined-strut trusses with windbraces
and through purlins; some smoke-blackening. Re-ordered C17 panelling on
first floor with lozenge decoration; ground floor late-C18 fireplace
surround with moulded cornice. Alcock, p.96.

Listing NGR: SO3232988888

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