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16 and 18, Market Square, Bishop's Castle

Description: 16 and 18, Market Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256974

OS Grid Reference: SO3234988991
OS Grid Coordinates: 332349, 288991
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4946, -2.9979

Location: Market Square, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BN

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

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Listing Text

west side)

12/64 Nos. 16 and 18


Pair of houses, now 2 shops with flats. Circa 1800. Red brick (English
bond) with C20 interlocking concrete-tile roof to left and corrugated
asbestos roof to right. 3 storeys. Plinth, dentil brick eaves cornice,
central ridge stack and semi-integral end stack to right. 4 bays to
first and second floors; segmental-headed glazing bar sashes, replaced
in 2 right-hand bays with C20 casements; ground floor glazing bar sash
off-centre to right; complete early-C19 shop front to right with small-
paned flat-bow shop window to right, 6 flush-panelled door to left
(centre panels glazed) with flush-panelled reveals, pilastered surround,
frieze, and moulded cornice; mid- to late-C19 shop front to left with
2 plate glass windows flanking central half-glazed door, pilastered
surround, fascia and bracketed hood; half-glazed C20 door off-centre
to left with flanking unfluted half columns and flat hood; central
boarded passageway door with segmental head. Included because of
complete early-C19 shop front, and for group value.

Listing NGR: SO3234988991

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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