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2, Lower Brook Street, Oswestry

Description: 2, Lower Brook Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255551

OS Grid Reference: SJ2888329274
OS Grid Coordinates: 328883, 329274
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8562, -3.0576

Location: Upper Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2HJ

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
15/78 No. 2


Cottage. Early C17, extended C18 and late C19. Timber framed with
plaster infill on painted brick plinth, slate roof. Original 2-cell
baffle-entry plan altered in C18 by single-bay addition to left;
late C19 painted brick lean-to and gabled additions to rear. One storey
and attic; framing: square and rectangular panels, 2 from cill to
wall-plate with short straight tension braces; 3-light cast-iron
latticed casements to left and right of ledged door in moulded surround
with prominent gabled eaves dormers (also with latticed lights) directly
above; C18 brick extension has two C20 fixed-light latticed windows to
ground floor; prominent late C19 red brick ridge stack with moulded
capping above door; pointed finials to dormers and right gable end.
Interior: timber frame exposed throughout including to former back
wall and left gable end; chamfered ceiling beams, substantial chimney
breast and late C17 dog-leg staircase with turned balusters; collar
and tie beam roof.

Listing NGR: SJ2888829261

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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