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15 and 17, High Street, Bishop's Castle

Description: 15 and 17, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 256952

OS Grid Reference: SO3233588861
OS Grid Coordinates: 332335, 288861
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4934, -2.9980

Location: High Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BE

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

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Listing Text


12/42 Nos. 15 and 17

Pair of shops, now one. C17, partly rebuilt and extended in early
and late C19. Timber framed, refaced and extended in formerly lime-
washed coursed limestone rubble and cement rendered brick; graded
slate roof. Probably formerly 2 framed bays. 2 storeys at front and
3 at rear. Semi-integral brick end stack to left. No. 17 slightly
projecting. First floor early- to mid-C19 margin-light sash to left
and mid- to late-Cl9 four-pane sash to right; complete early-C19 shop
front to left consisting of bowed small-paned shop window to right with
frieze and cornice, and 2-leaf 6 flush-panelled door to left with
panelled-pilastered surround and bracketed straight hood, mid- to late-C19
shop front to right with 2-part plate glass shop window, 4-panelled
door to left (top 2 panels glazed), 4-panelled passageway door to right,
and bracketed fascia. Interior: remains of timber frame, showing
evidence of raised eaves. Included because of shop front.

Listing NGR: SO3233588861

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Source: English Heritage

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