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Nos 23 and 25 (Including Passage to Clifton Place), Oswestry

Description: Nos 23 and 25 (Including Passage to Clifton Place)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255481

OS Grid Reference: SJ2906729683
OS Grid Coordinates: 329067, 329683
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8599, -3.0550

Location: Bailey Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1PX

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 1PX

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Listing Text


14/17 Nos. 23 and 25
- (including passage to
Clifton Place)
Pair of houses, now shops. Early C19 with later additions and alterations.
Red brick, slate roof partly concealed by eaves parapet, red brick stacks
behind ridge. 3 storeys, wooden moulded eaves cornice with triglyphs;
2-window front, tripartite glazing bar sashes having cornices, fluted
to first floor, with paterae and rosettes. No. 23 (left) has C19 shop
front with moulded entablature supported on elaborate gilded console
brackets; late C20 shopfront to No. 25. Round-arched passageway to left,
leading to Clifton Place has 2 chamfered beams from late medieval house
apparently still in situ, front one with mortices for close-set vertical
posts and back one (originally internal) with intertwining leaf decoration
issuing from bird (left) and beast's (? dragon) head (right). Long
C19 hip-roofed red brick range to rear.

Listing NGR: SJ2905929689

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Source: English Heritage

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