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Description: 2, Market Square
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256969
OS Grid Reference: SO3238089023
OS Grid Coordinates: 332380, 289023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4949, -2.9974
SO 3289 BISHOP'S CASTLE MARKET SQUARE (north side)
11/59 No. 2
House, now shop and flats. Mid- to late-C18 with mid- to late-C19
alterations. Red brick with coursed limestone rubble plinth, pebble-
dashed to south, and slate roof, hipped to right. 3 storeys. Plinth,
wooden dentil eaves cornice, parapeted gable end to right at rear;
integral brick end stack to right and brick ridge stack to right at
rear. 3 bays; glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads; 2 mid-
to late-C19 three-part shop fronts with pilastered surrounds flanking
central C20 half-glazed door. East front: 3 bays, 2 to left on second
floor and centre on first floor, blind. Two on ground floor to left
blank. The short curved-footed cruck reputed to be at the rear of
this building was not visible at the time of resurvey (July 1984).
Alcock, C.B.A. Research Report No. 42, 1981, p.145.
Listing NGR: SO3238089023
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