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Latitude: 52.8607 / 52°51'38"N
Longitude: -3.0579 / 3°3'28"W
OS Eastings: 328872
OS Northings: 329767
OS Grid: SJ288297
Mapcode National: GBR 73.RV09
Mapcode Global: WH89X.0C48
Entry Name: 53 and 55, Willow Street
Listing Date: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054288
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255602
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Oswestry
Built-Up Area: Croesowallt
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 2829 NE
WILLOW STREET (south-west side)
Nos. 53 and 55
House, latterly divided into two shops, with right-hand part now reverted to domestic accommodation. Early C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick, slate roof with ridge stack to centre. Three storeys; two window front, glazing bar sashes with gauged heads (16-paned to first floor); late C20 shop front to left and late C20 sash window and door to right. Full-height hip-roofed projection at right-angles to rear.
No. 55 was the birthplace of the composer, Sir Henry Walford Davies [Master of the King's Music (1939-41)] in 1869 (plaque).
Listing NGR: SJ2886229764
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