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The Old Brick Guest House, Bishop's Castle

Description: The Old Brick Guest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256933

OS Grid Reference: SO3230588555
OS Grid Coordinates: 332305, 288555
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4907, -2.9984

Location: Copall Paddock, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5AA

Locality: Bishop's Castle
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5AA

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Listing Text


12/23 No. 7 (The Old Brick
- Guest House)


House, now guest house. Early C18, with early to mid-C19 remodelling,
and mid- to late-C19 addition. Red brick with coursed limestone rubble
plinth and graded slate roof. 2 storeys and gabled-lit attic. Deep
eaves, and integral brick ends stacks. 3 bays; mid- to late-C19 wooden
cross casements, possibly echoing original arrangement; 3 steps to
central 6-panelled door (top 4 raised and fielded and bottom 2 flush)
with doorcase consisting of panelled pilasters, shaped brackets, and
flat hood. Mid- to late-C19 addition set back to left: roughcast
with painted stone plinth and graded slate roof with semi-integral end
stack to left. 2 storeys; 2 window front, late-C19 wooden casements with
thin mullions and transoms. Interior: early-C18 staircase rising 2
storeys; square well and 3 flights with landings; turned balusters,
closed string, moulded handrail, and square newel posts.

Listing NGR: SO3230588555

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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