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The Black Lion and Forecourt Railings

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

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Latitude: 52.4945 / 52°29'40"N

Longitude: -2.9987 / 2°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 332292

OS Northings: 288976

OS Grid: SO322889

Mapcode National: GBR B6.HVTH

Mapcode Global: VH75X.ZK2L

Entry Name: The Black Lion and Forecourt Railings

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256984

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

west side)

12/71 No. 1 (The Black Lion)
- and forecourt railings


House, now inn. C17, remodelled in mid- to late-C19. Stucco lined as
ashlar on coursed limestone rubble with slate roof. T-plan, lobby-entry.
Basement and 2 storeys. Decorative barge and fascia boards, gables
over outer windows, and large central stone ridge stack. 3-window
front; tripartite plate glass sashes with central first floor plain
sash; central boarded double doors, and mid- to late-C19 porch consisting
of octagonal columns supporting frieze and cornice. Left-hand front
with tripartite sash on each floor. Interior: two C17 fireplaces with
chamfered and stopped lintels; C17 staircase. (c.f. No.3,. Welsh Street g.v.).
Late-C19 cast iron railed enclosure at front.

Listing NGR: SO3229288976

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