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37 and 39, High Street, Whitchurch Urban

Description: 37 and 39, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260648

OS Grid Reference: SJ5411641646
OS Grid Coordinates: 354116, 341646
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9702, -2.6847

Location: B5398, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1AR

Locality: Whitchurch Urban
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY13 1AR

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Listing Text

SJ 5441
- Nos. 37 and 39

Two houses, now 2 shops and flat. Mid-C17 with late C17 addition,
remodelled in the early C19. Rendered timber frame, front wall rebuilt
in red brick. Slate roof. L-plan. 3 framed bays and one-bay wing at
rear with lower 2-bay addition. 3 storeys with partly 2-storey rear wing.
Dentil brick eaves cornice (with paired- headers). Brick stack to right and
integral brick end stack to 3-storey part of rear wing. 3 irregularly-
spaced bays; glazing bar sashes, 16-pane and 4-pane (glazing bars removed)
to first floor and 12-pane to second floor, all with painted stone cills and
lintels. Pair of early to mid-C19 wooden shop-fronts with later plate
glass windows, that to left with windows flanking central pair of half-
glazed doors, and that to right with window and recessed glazed door to
left; both with surrounds consisting of quarter pilasters with acanthus
capitals, and fascia and cornice, that to left with brackets. Boarded
door to side passage at right with 2-part rectangular overlight. Former
illuminated sign and sign advertising "LYONS CAKES" suspended from bracket, both
above left-hand shop doorway. Rear: 2-storey range, partly rebuilt in
brick, with dentil brick eaves cornice, boarded gabled dormer and central
brick ridge stack. Interior: ground-floor front rooms with pairs of
chamfered spine beams. Attic over front range has collar and tie-beam
trusses with queen struts. Lower rear wing with chamfered beams and
collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and V-struts.

Listing NGR: SJ5411641646

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Source: English Heritage

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