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Bishop Percy's House, Bridgnorth

Description: Bishop Percy's House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 254375

OS Grid Reference: SO7180893088
OS Grid Coordinates: 371808, 293088
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5349, -2.4170

Location: Cartway, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4BG

Locality: Bridgnorth
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV16 4BG

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Listing Text


(East and
North Side)

No 52 (Bishop
Percy's House)
SO 79 SW 2/37 18.7.49.


(Bridgnorth Boy's Club). Dated 1580. Timber framed with plaster, pierced
quatrefoils, etc. 3 storeys; triple gabled with barge-boards; 2 wood mullioned
transomed windows to first floor. 2nd and 3rd storeys overhang on enriched
consoles; moulded wood cornice; old tile roof. Ground floor alterations.
Formerly with plaque recording that Bishop Percy (Author of "Reliques
of Ancient English Poetry") born here 1728.
Nos 51 to 68 (consec) form a group with Nos 40 to 42 (consec) RIVER SIDE

Listing NGR: SO7180893088

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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