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2, Leighton Place (See Details for Further Address Information), Oswestry

Description: 2, Leighton Place (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255549

OS Grid Reference: SJ2895629245
OS Grid Coordinates: 328956, 329245
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8560, -3.0565

Location: 16 Lower Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2HN

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

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Listing Text


15/76 Nos. 2 and 4


House, now 2 cottages with part of No. 2 used as shop. C17, re-modelled
and extended late C18 with C19 and C20 additions and alterations.
Painted brick and uncoursed rubble probably replacing timber frame,
steep-pitched slate roof at right-angles to street. Original 2-bay plan
extended late C18 by single-bay addition to north. 2 storeys and attic;
late C20 casements throughout, 3 below eaves and 3 to ground floor,
2 gabled eaves dormers to right and one flat-roofed dormer to left, late
C20 stable door to No. 4 (left) and glazed door to No. 2 (centre); small
red brick internal end stack to left. Gable to road has C20 shop front
and contemporary casements above, projecting purlin ends. Interior:
No. 4 has timber framed partition wall with No. 2 (light panels) and
gable end with square panels and long straight tension braces (upstairs),
partly infilled inglenook fireplace in corner of ground-floor room;
exposed roof truss of Queen-strut type forms division with No. 2.

Listing NGR: SJ2895429244

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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