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Description: 22 and 24, Watling Street
Date Listed: 19 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 149537
OS Grid Reference: SO4051674052
OS Grid Coordinates: 340516, 274052
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3613, -2.8749
SO 4074 - 4174 LEINTWARDINE CP WATLING STREET (west side)
10/71 Nos 22 and 24
House, now two houses. Probably C17 with later alterations and extensions.
Sandstone rubble plinth carrying timber-frame which is partly exposed with
plaster panels and partly rendered. Welsh slate roof with sandstone rubble
and brick stacks. Rectangular plan aligned north/south with mid-C19 extension
to west at northern end. Cellar, two storeys and attic. West elevation has
two windows, 2-light late C19 casements. Ground floor has 3-light casement
to left and 4-light casement to right. Two central entries, the left to
the rendered No 22, the right up three stone steps to No 24. This has exposed
timber-framing, four panels high from plinth to front wall-plate, above which
the roof has been raised. North gable has rendered ground floor and exposed
frame above with angle struts to- corner posts. Tie-beam carries raking struts
and king-strut. Above the collar are V-struts. Central 2-light casement to
first floor. Ground floor has canted late C19 bay window set against low mid-
C19 sandstone rubble extension. Interior has heavy chamfered ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SO4051674055
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