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5, Salop Street, Bishop's Castle

Description: 5, Salop Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256977

OS Grid Reference: SO3242388998
OS Grid Coordinates: 332423, 288998
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4947, -2.9968

Location: Salop Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BW

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

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Listing Text

SO 3289 side)

12/66 No. 5


House, latterly house and shop. C17, extended and refaced in the early
C19. Roughcast timber frame and limestone rubble with plain tile roof.
2 framed bays with later additions. Plinth, mid- to late-C19 integral
brick end stack off-ridge to left, and large brick ridge stack off-
centre to right. Semi-basement and 2 storeys. 2 mid- to late-C19
wooden cross windows on each floor to right, early-C19 former shop
front to left consisting of small-paned shop window repeated on return
to left, and mid-C19 four-panelled door to right with early-C19 archi-
trave and open triangular pedimented bracketed hood; boarded basement
door to right. Left-hand return front with first floor glazing bar
sash. Right-hand return front with first floor 4-pane sash and ground
floor boarded door with bracketed hood. Probably early-C19 two-storey
addition set back to left in former passageway, stack to rear, and
ground floor C20 casement in early-C19 frame. Interior: early-C18
L-shape staircase with closed string, splat balusters shaped to represent
twisted balusters, moulded handrail, and square newel posts; early-
C18 cupboard beneath stairs with low raised panelled doorway and open
screen above with shaped splat balusters; early-C18 classical wall
cupboard on staircase consisting of 2 fluted pilasters with moulded
capitals, triglyphs, guttae and cornice to each, flanking door with
shaped-head raised and fielded panel.

Listing NGR: SO3242388998

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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