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Ashton Cottage, Bishop's Castle

Description: Ashton Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256987

OS Grid Reference: SO3219389055
OS Grid Coordinates: 332193, 289055
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4952, -3.0002

Location: Welsh 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)

11/74 No. 27 (Ashton Cottage)
- and Nos. 29-43 (odd)


Houses adapted as row of 9 railway workers' cottages. Probably C17,
heavily remodelled circa 1865. Rendered timber frame and slate roof
with break in eaves between Nos. 35 and 37, and fish-scale slates on
dormers. One storey and attic. 9 gabled semi-dormers with decorated
barge boards, finials and 2-light wooden casements; 4 ridge stacks
and semi-integral end stack to right. 9-window front; wooden 2-
light casements alternating with 4 pairs and one single boarded door
with pilastered surrounds, friezes and cornices. These cottages were
reputedly remodelled from earlier buildings to provide accommodation
for the workers of The Bishop's Castle Railway, opened in 1865.

Listing NGR: SO3219389055

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Source: English Heritage

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