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The House on Crutches and No. 41

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

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Latitude: 52.4943 / 52°29'39"N

Longitude: -2.9982 / 2°59'53"W

OS Eastings: 332328

OS Northings: 288956

OS Grid: SO323889

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HVZQ

Mapcode Global: VH75X.ZKCQ

Plus Code: 9C4VF2V2+PP

Entry Name: The House on Crutches and No. 41

Listing Date: 28 July 1950

Last Amended: 2 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256961

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


12/51 The House on Crutches and No. 41 (formerly listed as "The House on Crotches")


House, latterly shop, now house and meeting rooms. C16 with mid- to late-C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed with painted wattle and daub infil panels, limestone plinth, partly rebuilt in probably coursed limestone rubble to rear and rendered; C19 slate roof. 2 or 3 framed bays at right-angles to road, eastern bay with first floor projecting over alley; additions to rear and to north. Framing: square panels; close studding with middle rail; jettied gable-end to east with shaped end-brackets and exposed queen-strut truss with cusped quatrefoil panels below collar and V-struts above. 2 storeys. Plinth, deep eaves, and 2 brick ridge stacks. First floor late-C19 three-light casement; open ground floor; 2 chamfered and stopped posts with
moulded capitals, and moulded lintels on 3 sides with run-out stops; angled projection to left to accommodate internal staircase. North front: 2 first floor late-C19 three-light casements; ground floor early-Cl9 shop front with two 16-pane glazing bar sashes to left and 6 flush-panelled door to right; mid- to late-Cl9 addition returned to north with first floor 2-light casement and 6 flush-panelled door beneath. Interior: ground floor chamfered and stopped beams; internal moulded window mullions; inclined-strut truss. Alleyway to front with variety of cobbling techniques forms picturesque grouping with Nos. 13 and 15, Market Square (q.v.) and No 39, High Street (q.v.). A.M.

Listing NGR: SO3232888956

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

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