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55 and 56, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5954 / 52°35'43"N

Longitude: -2.5583 / 2°33'29"W

OS Eastings: 362277

OS Northings: 299881

OS Grid: SO622998

Mapcode National: GBR BS.9GWD

Mapcode Global: WH9DM.N1Y3

Entry Name: 55 and 56, High Street

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254825

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Much Wenlock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Much Wenlock with Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

1.
1954 MUCH WENLOCK
HIGH STREET
(North Side)

Nos 55 and 56
SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/63 24.10.50.

II* GV


2.
Early C17. Fromerly Raynald's Mansion, and now divided into two-tenements.
Timber frame and plaster with some painted brick; 3 storeys. The house
is of 3 bays, with 2 square bays over 2 storeys added circa 1682, the
whole covered by a pentice tile roof. Between the bays, on the 2nd storey,
is a balcony with turned spirals and carved heads. Fenestration throughout
is of C19 plain three-light casements. C19 simple small shop fronts.
On the cornice of the right-hand bay is an inscription and the date 1682.
The studding of the central panels is of the lozenge type. Three gables
with modern or restored carved bargeboards.

Nos 53 to 61 (consec), County Library and No 63 form a group


Listing NGR: SO6227799881

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