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The Fox Inn, Oswestry

Description: The Fox Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255497

OS Grid Reference: SJ2899029509
OS Grid Coordinates: 328990, 329509
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8584, -3.0561

Location: B5069, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2SU

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 2SU

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Listing Text

SJ 2929 NE

13/27 No. 21 (The Fox Inn)
14/27 (formerly listed as
Old Fox P.H.)

House, now inn. Late C15 or early C16, re-modelled early C19 and mid-C20.
Timber framed, now roughcast and rendered to front with gable painted
black and white in imitation of timber frame, slate roof. Original
plan a range of 2 or 3 framed bays with projecting jettied gable to
centre now cut back and underbuilt, early C19 flat-roofed additions
to left and right. 2 storeys; late C19 casement to first floor of gable
with similar windows to left and right; horizontal sliding sash with C20 shutters
to ground floor beneath gable; C19 open-pedimented doorcases to left
and right, left with 6-panel door and right with boarded door; rendered
end stack to left. Timber frame exposed to left wall of passageway
(behind boarded door to right), square and rectangular panels; formerly
external segmental arch with bottoms of 2 close-set vertical posts
visible above; flat joists to roof of passage and evidence for former
jetty to rear. Interior: majority of ceiling beams and lintel of
inglenook fireplace boxed in.

Listing NGR: SJ2899829510

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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