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56, Willow Street, Oswestry

Description: 56, Willow Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255593

OS Grid Reference: SJ2892829732
OS Grid Coordinates: 328928, 329732
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8604, -3.0570

Location: Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1AE

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

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Listing Text

(north-east side)
13/119 No. 56


House, latterly inn, now part of garage. Late C16 with later additions
and alterations. Timber framed with plaster and red brick infill
rendered to front, slate roof. L-plan with street frontage of 2 or
3 framed bays and long 4-bay range (end bay now removed and completely
re-built) to rear. 2 storeys; framing: exposed to left side of long
range, large square and rectangular panels, 3 from cill to wall-plate
with wattle and daub infill visible below some of the plastered panels;
street frontage has 2 three-light horizontal sliding sashes without
glazing bars below eaves, ground floor has late C20 top-hung casement
to left and contemporary shop front to left of former carriage entrance,
now with late C20 trade sign over; reddish brown brick ridge stack
to right and large stone stack with red brick shaft behind ridge at
junction with range to rear; staircase projection to rear in angle
with long range. Interior: moulded bressumer along right side of
long range shows that it was formerly jettied; chamfered ceiling beams,
some with straight-cut stops to main ground-floor rooms. Roof trusses
of long range covered by wallpaper at time of re-survey (August 1985).
Flat-roofed late C20 re-building of former end bay of long range is
not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2893229737

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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