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Ashton Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4953 / 52°29'42"N

Longitude: -3.0003 / 3°0'1"W

OS Eastings: 332185

OS Northings: 289064

OS Grid: SO321890

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HVC0

Mapcode Global: VH75X.YJ7Z

Entry Name: Ashton Cottage

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256987

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, SY9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Castle

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 3289 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. WELSH STREET (south-
west side)

11/74 No. 27 (Ashton Cottage)
- and Nos. 29-43 (odd)

GV II

Houses adapted as row of 9 railway workers' cottages. Probably C17,
heavily remodelled circa 1865. Rendered timber frame and slate roof
with break in eaves between Nos. 35 and 37, and fish-scale slates on
dormers. One storey and attic. 9 gabled semi-dormers with decorated
barge boards, finials and 2-light wooden casements; 4 ridge stacks
and semi-integral end stack to right. 9-window front; wooden 2-
light casements alternating with 4 pairs and one single boarded door
with pilastered surrounds, friezes and cornices. These cottages were
reputedly remodelled from earlier buildings to provide accommodation
for the workers of The Bishop's Castle Railway, opened in 1865.


Listing NGR: SO3218589064

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