Description: 25, High Street
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256954
OS Grid Reference: SO3232988888
OS Grid Coordinates: 332329, 288888
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4937, -2.9981
SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. HIGH STREET (west side)
12/44 No. 25
House, now builder's store. Mid-C16 with early- to mid-C19 additions.
Roughcast timber frame with coursed limestone rubble plinth, and painted
brick refacing to east, C19 slate and graded stone slate roof. 5
framed bays with additions to east and west, at right-angles to road.
2 storeys. Brick stack off-ridge to north. Gable-end to road with first
floor 16-pane glazing bar sash and ground floor mid- to late-C20 shop
front with plate glass window. North front: 3 first floor mid- to
late-C19 casements; half-glazed door off-centre to left. Interior:
former timber framed gable-end in roof with king post and decorative
herringbone framing; 2 possible raised cruck trusses (Alcock apex
type F2), others queen strut or inclined-strut trusses with windbraces
and through purlins; some smoke-blackening. Re-ordered C17 panelling on
first floor with lozenge decoration; ground floor late-C18 fireplace
surround with moulded cornice. Alcock, p.96.
Listing NGR: SO3232988888
Source: English Heritage
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