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17 and 19, Watergate, Whitchurch Urban

Description: 17 and 19, Watergate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 260689

OS Grid Reference: SJ5420041388
OS Grid Coordinates: 354200, 341388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9679, -2.6834

Location: B5398, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1DP

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

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Listing Text

SJ 5441
8/132 Nos. 17 and 19

Two houses, latterly shops, now shop. Late C16 or early C17, remodelled
in the mid-to late C19. Timber framed on brick plinth with brick and plastered infix
rendered to front and rear (painted in imitation of framing to front).
Slate and plain tile roof. Framing: square panels, 4 from sole plate to
wall plate. 3 framed bays. 2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-centre
to left and integral brick end stack to right. 3-window front; first-floor
mid-to late C19 two- and 3-light wooden casements. Pair of C19 shop-fronts,
that to right with plate-glass window, half-glazed door to left and pilastered
surround with fascia, and that to left with 2 plate-glass windows, half-glazed
panelled door to left, and pilastered surround with fascia. Carriageway
to left with pair of boarded doors. Lean-to addition at rear. Interior
only partly inspected. Ground-floor rooms have chamfered beams with ogee
stops and open fireplace to right with chamfered ogee-stopped lintel.
First-floor rooms with chamfered beams. C17 panelled door at top of stairs
with H-hinges. Collar and tie-beam roof trusses and pairs of purlins.
The first-floor is said to contain C17 panelling beneath later wall coverings
(not noted at time of survey - November 1986).

Listing NGR: SJ5420041388

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Source: English Heritage

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