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The Black Lion and Forecourt Railings, Bishop's Castle

Description: The Black Lion and Forecourt Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256984

OS Grid Reference: SO3229288976
OS Grid Coordinates: 332292, 288976
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4945, -2.9987

Location: Union Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5BS

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

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Listing Text

west side)

12/71 No. 1 (The Black Lion)
- and forecourt railings


House, now inn. C17, remodelled in mid- to late-C19. Stucco lined as
ashlar on coursed limestone rubble with slate roof. T-plan, lobby-entry.
Basement and 2 storeys. Decorative barge and fascia boards, gables
over outer windows, and large central stone ridge stack. 3-window
front; tripartite plate glass sashes with central first floor plain
sash; central boarded double doors, and mid- to late-C19 porch consisting
of octagonal columns supporting frieze and cornice. Left-hand front
with tripartite sash on each floor. Interior: two C17 fireplaces with
chamfered and stopped lintels; C17 staircase. (c.f. No.3,. Welsh Street g.v.).
Late-C19 cast iron railed enclosure at front.

Listing NGR: SO3229288976

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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