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19-23, High Street, Bishop's Castle

Description: 19-23, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256953

OS Grid Reference: SO3233088880
OS Grid Coordinates: 332330, 288880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4936, -2.9981

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


12/43 Nos. 19 - 23 (odd)


Three houses, now 3 shops, house and flats. Circa 1600, underbuilt,
refaced and eaves raised in early to mid-C19, and late-C19 additions.
Rendered timber frame with slate roof. 5 framed bays. 2 storeys and
gable-lit attic. Brick stack behind ridge, off-centre to right.
Framing: square panels. Nos. 19 and 21: late-C19 double-gabled
extension to front; 2 first floor glazing bar sashes with moulded
architraves; 2 late-C19 ground floor shop fronts, that to left with
segmental-arched tori-lights and half-glazed door to right with 2-
part overlight, and that to right with small panes and 4-flush-panelled
door to right with rectangular overlight. No. 23: three first floor
mid- to late-C19 casements, ground floor late-C19 four-paned sash to
left, and central late-C19 four flush-panelled door; late-C19 slate-
roofed lean-to shop to right with 5-light shop window to right and
4 flush-panelled door to left. Interior: former moulded bressumer
and out-of-line posts are evidence of former continuous jetty, now
underbuilt; C17 newel staircase in No. 23.

Listing NGR: SO3233088880

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Source: English Heritage

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