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Former Malthouse Attached to Right Side of the Willow Tree

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8611 / 52°51'39"N

Longitude: -3.0585 / 3°3'30"W

OS Eastings: 328828

OS Northings: 329816

OS Grid: SJ288298

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RTSN

Mapcode Global: WH78R.ZBQY

Plus Code: 9C4RVW6R+CH

Entry Name: Former Malthouse Attached to Right Side of the Willow Tree

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307692

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255607

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry

Built-Up Area: Croesowallt

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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(south-west side)
Former malthouse
13/133 attached to right
- side of The Willow

Theatre, later malthouse, now disused. Circa 1819 with later additions
and alterations. Red brick with uncoursed limestone rubble to left
side and regularly coursed limestone to rear gable, slate roof with
gable at right-angles to street. 3 levels, stone band with widely
spaced dentils to front gable and brick dentilled eaves cornices to
left and right; 3 bays, central forming slightly projecting break,
segmental-headed fixed-light windows with door to lower right, infilled
roundel to gable; right return also has 3 tiers of segmental-headed
windows with double doors, one on each floor, to left; infilled round-
headed arch to rear gable. Mid- to late C19 two-storey gabled range to
rear. Interior: inspection not possible at time of re-survey (August
1985) but said to retain features from use as malthouse; theatre fittings
all removed. Opened as a theatre in 1819 but converted to malthouse in
1850s. Isaac Watkin, Oswestry (1920) p. 151.

Listing NGR: SJ2882829813

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