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Description: 55 and 56, High Street
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
1954 MUCH WENLOCK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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