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The Hermitage Flats

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9705 / 52°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.684 / 2°41'2"W

OS Eastings: 354160

OS Northings: 341675

OS Grid: SJ541416

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JVZC

Mapcode Global: WH89H.RL3M

Entry Name: The Hermitage Flats

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260598

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch St Alkmund

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. CHURCH STREET (south-east
SJ 5441
side)
8/44 The Hermitage, flats
- nos. 1 to 7 (consec.)
GV II

Two houses, now flats. Irregular L-plan, in 2 parts. Main block: mid-
to late C18 with late C20 alterations. Rendered brick with slate roof.
2 storeys. Moulded plinth and parapet with stone coping. Integral brick
end stack to left and external brick end stack to right. 7 bays; glazing
bar sashes (the lower leaves replaced by C20 casements) with painted stone
cills and rusticated stone lintels with raised keystones. Ground-floor
windows cut down and with only a small portion of the sash surviving at top.
C20 glazed door in second bay from left. Ground-floor lean-to verandah
with panelled wooden posts and eaves brackets. Wing at right angles to left.
Probably C17, remodelled in the early C19. Rendered timber frame (lined as
ashlar to rear). Slate roof to rear and C20 machine tiles to front. 2
framed bays. One storey and attic. North-west front: integral brick end
stacks and roughly central brick stack behind ridge. 2 gabled semi dormers,
that to left has boxed 16-pane glazing bar sash and that to right has 2-light
Gothick wooden casement with Y-tracery. Ground-floor group of 5 glazing
bar sashes (of 12 and 20 panes) with wooden cill, and divided by panelled
wooden mullions supporting continuous frieze and cornice. Entrance at rear.
Interior not inspected. The wing faces onto Saint Mary's Street. It was
formerly part of No. 20, Saint Mary's Street (q(v.) but is now part of The
Hermitage.


Listing NGR: SJ5415941674

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