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Latitude: 52.349 / 52°20'56"N
Longitude: -2.7215 / 2°43'17"W
OS Eastings: 350947
OS Northings: 272569
OS Grid: SO509725
Mapcode National: GBR BK.T4PL
Mapcode Global: VH849.S723
Entry Name: Policeman's Corner
Listing Date: 15 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1383772
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484204
Location: Richard's Castle (Shropshire), Shropshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Richard's Castle (Shropshire)
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Richards Castle
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO57SW Policeman's Corner
Toll house, now house. Early C19. Stone rubble with hipped and
gabled slate roofs. Octagonal plan with gabled wing to rear.
Brick ridge stack in wing to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Entrance front on west side in rear wing
with single multi-pane casement window with stone sill over
pentice roof covering single-storey lobby outshut adjacent to
diagonally-boarded door set in C20 porch surround. Right-hand
gable-end return: multi-pane casement window. Plain
bargeboards at verge. Octagonal section: 2-light multi-pane
casements on opposing faces with inset toll-charge tablet
located on third side. 3 2-light multi-pane casements, one at
ground floor under toll-charge tablet and others in opposing
diagonal faces, all with projecting painted stone hood on
bracket and stone sills. Vertically boarded shutters surviving
on one window.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A remarkably unaltered example of a C19 toll house.
Listing NGR: SO5094772569
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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