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Policeman's Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Richard's Castle (Shropshire), Shropshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V87XH+H9

Entry Name: Policeman's Corner

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383772

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484204

Location: Richard's Castle (Shropshire), Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

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

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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

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