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,11A,High Street,Welshpool,,,

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6605 / 52°39'37"N

Longitude: -3.1504 / 3°9'1"W

OS Eastings: 322290

OS Northings: 307596

OS Grid: SJ222075

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5F1J

Mapcode Global: WH79P.LD17

Entry Name: ,11A,High Street,Welshpool,,,

Listing Date: 11 March 1981

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16665

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Set back slightly alongside No 10.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: No 11 was probably built in the late C16 as a small town house, to which a separate dwelling (No 11a) was added to the rear in the early C19. The pentice front of No 11 was added while the building was still in use as a house, possibly in the early C19; the building is now a shop, and the shop front is modern.

Exterior: A low 2-storeyed, single unit building; timber framed with slate roof. Square panelled box framing visible to first floor and in side passage. Complex roll-moulded bressumer visible over passage entrance, and within the shop, showing that the building was originally jettied. Lean-to shop front has slate roof, and central door flanked by small-paned shop windows (recent insertions). Renewed casement window above. Rear wing (No 11a) probably originally comprised 2 small dwellings, of brick and stone: 2 storeyed, each has doorway and flanking casement window (one renewed), with cambered brick heads.

No 11 is a good surviving example of a small timber-framed town house; the buildings are also of considerable interest for retaining a typical pattern of urban plot development, with later cottages forming a rear wing as infil on the burgage plot.

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