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56, High Street, Whitchurch Urban

Description: 56, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260660

OS Grid Reference: SJ5409441645
OS Grid Coordinates: 354094, 341645
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9702, -2.6850

Location: B5398, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1BB

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

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Listing Text

SJ 5441
8/104 No. 56

House, now shop and surgery. Early to mid-C18. Red brick, painted to
front, with some sandstone dressings. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys.
Chamfered stone quoins and parapeted gable ends with rounded copings and
moulded stone kneelers. 3 bays; tall plate-glass first-floor sashes
with painted moulded stone cills and painted gauged-brick heads with
raised keystones. Central window blocked. Late C20 shopfront with plate-
glass window to left and half-glazed door to right. Sun fire insurance
plate (No. 414194) between central blocked first-floor window and right-
hand window. Interior: post-1720 eighteenth century dog-leg staircase
(now only from first floor to attic) with open string, column-on-vase
balusters (2 per tread), moulded handrail and square newel posts. C18
first-floor door between front and rear ranges with 2 raised and fielded

Listing NGR: SJ5409441645

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Source: English Heritage

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