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55 and 56, High Street, Much Wenlock

Description: 55 and 56, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 October 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 254825

OS Grid Reference: SO6227799881
OS Grid Coordinates: 362277, 299881
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5954, -2.5583

Location: High Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6AQ

Locality: Much Wenlock
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF13 6AQ

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Nos 55 and 56
SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/63 24.10.50.


Early C17. Fromerly Raynald's Mansion, and now divided into two-tenements.
Timber frame and plaster with some painted brick; 3 storeys. The house
is of 3 bays, with 2 square bays over 2 storeys added circa 1682, the
whole covered by a pentice tile roof. Between the bays, on the 2nd storey,
is a balcony with turned spirals and carved heads. Fenestration throughout
is of C19 plain three-light casements. C19 simple small shop fronts.
On the cornice of the right-hand bay is an inscription and the date 1682.
The studding of the central panels is of the lozenge type. Three gables
with modern or restored carved bargeboards.

Nos 53 to 61 (consec), County Library and No 63 form a group

Listing NGR: SO6227799881

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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