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37 and 39, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9702 / 52°58'12"N

Longitude: -2.6847 / 2°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 354116

OS Northings: 341646

OS Grid: SJ541416

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JVT9

Mapcode Global: WH89H.QLSV

Entry Name: 37 and 39, High Street

Listing Date: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260648

Location: Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire, SY13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch Urban

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch (Shropshire)

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. HIGH STREET (north-east
SJ 5441
side)
8/92
- Nos. 37 and 39
GV
II

Two houses, now 2 shops and flat. Mid-C17 with late C17 addition,
remodelled in the early C19. Rendered timber frame, front wall rebuilt
in red brick. Slate roof. L-plan. 3 framed bays and one-bay wing at
rear with lower 2-bay addition. 3 storeys with partly 2-storey rear wing.
Dentil brick eaves cornice (with paired- headers). Brick stack to right and
integral brick end stack to 3-storey part of rear wing. 3 irregularly-
spaced bays; glazing bar sashes, 16-pane and 4-pane (glazing bars removed)
to first floor and 12-pane to second floor, all with painted stone cills and
lintels. Pair of early to mid-C19 wooden shop-fronts with later plate
glass windows, that to left with windows flanking central pair of half-
glazed doors, and that to right with window and recessed glazed door to
left; both with surrounds consisting of quarter pilasters with acanthus
capitals, and fascia and cornice, that to left with brackets. Boarded
door to side passage at right with 2-part rectangular overlight. Former
illuminated sign and sign advertising "LYONS CAKES" suspended from bracket, both
above left-hand shop doorway. Rear: 2-storey range, partly rebuilt in
brick, with dentil brick eaves cornice, boarded gabled dormer and central
brick ridge stack. Interior: ground-floor front rooms with pairs of
chamfered spine beams. Attic over front range has collar and tie-beam
trusses with queen struts. Lower rear wing with chamfered beams and
collar and tie-beam trusses with queen struts and V-struts.


Listing NGR: SJ5411641646

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