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56, Willow Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8604 / 52°51'37"N

Longitude: -3.057 / 3°3'25"W

OS Eastings: 328928

OS Northings: 329732

OS Grid: SJ289297

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RV6W

Mapcode Global: WH89X.0CKJ

Plus Code: 9C4RVW6V+45

Entry Name: 56, Willow Street

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255593

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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(north-east side)
13/119 No. 56


House, latterly inn, now part of garage. Late C16 with later additions
and alterations. Timber framed with plaster and red brick infill
rendered to front, slate roof. L-plan with street frontage of 2 or
3 framed bays and long 4-bay range (end bay now removed and completely
re-built) to rear. 2 storeys; framing: exposed to left side of long
range, large square and rectangular panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate
with wattle and daub infill visible below some of the plastered panels;
street frontage has 2 three-light horizontal sliding sashes without
glazing bars below eaves, ground floor has late C20 top-hung casement
to left and contemporary shop front to left of former carriage entrance,
now with late C20 trade sign over; reddish brown brick ridge stack
to right and large stone stack with red brick shaft behind ridge at
junction with range to rear; staircase projection to rear in angle
with long range. Interior: moulded bressumer along right side of
long range shows that it was formerly jettied; chamfered ceiling beams,
some with straight-cut stops to main ground-floor rooms. Roof trusses
of long range covered by wallpaper at time of re-survey (August 1985).
Flat-roofed late C20 re-building of former end bay of long range is
not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2893229737

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