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26, High Street, Bishop's Castle

Description: 26, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256963

OS Grid Reference: SO3235988909
OS Grid Coordinates: 332359, 288909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4939, -2.9977

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

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

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Listing Text


- No. 26


House, now shop. C17, partly rebuilt in the mid- to late-C19. Rough-
cast timber frame with painted coursed limestone rubble plinth, front
rebuilt in painted and stuccoed brick; slate roof, hipped to left.
L-plan, 2 framed bays at right-angles to road. Semi-basement, 2 storeys,
and attic to rear. 2 ridge stacks to rear. 2 first floor mid- to late-
Cl9 segmental-headed windows, that to right with tripartite glazing
bar sash, that to left with replacement C20 two-light casement; late-
Cl9 shop front consisting of 2 plate glass shop windows flanking blocked
recessed doorway with fascia and cornice above; 6 flush-panelled door
to left (top panels glazed) with rectangular overlight; carriageway to
right. South front: exposed sole plate; C18 glazing bar sashes.
Interior: C17 queen-strut truss with V-struts in attic to rear; ground
floor front room with chamfered and stopped cross-beam ceiling.

Listing NGR: SO3235988909

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Source: English Heritage

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