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Former Malthouse Attached to Right Side of the Willow Tree, Oswestry

Description: Former Malthouse Attached to Right Side of the Willow Tree

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255607

OS Grid Reference: SJ2882829815
OS Grid Coordinates: 328828, 329815
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8611, -3.0585

Location: Willow Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1AJ

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

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Listing Text


(south-west side)
Former malthouse
13/133 attached to right
- side of The Willow


Theatre, later malthouse, now disused. Circa 1819 with later additions
and alterations. Red brick with uncoursed limestone rubble to left
side and regularly coursed limestone to rear gable, slate roof with
gable at right-angles to street. 3 levels, stone band with widely
spaced dentils to front gable and brick dentilled eaves cornices to
left and right; 3 bays, central forming slightly projecting break,
segmental-headed fixed-light windows with door to lower right, infilled
roundel to gable; right return also has 3 tiers of segmental-headed
windows with double doors, one on each floor, to left; infilled round-
headed arch to rear gable. Mid- to late C19 two-storey gabled range to
rear. Interior: inspection not possible at time of re-survey (August
1985) but said to retain features from use as malthouse; theatre fittings
all removed. Opened as a theatre in 1819 but converted to malthouse in
1850s. Isaac Watkin, Oswestry (1920) p. 151.

Listing NGR: SJ2882829813

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Source: English Heritage

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