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25, CHURCH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8583 / 52°51'29"N

Longitude: -3.0562 / 3°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 328983

OS Northings: 329498

OS Grid: SJ289294

Mapcode National: GBR 73.RVHC

Mapcode Global: WH89X.0FY4

Entry Name: 25, CHURCH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255498

Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side)
and SJ 2829 NE
15/28 and
13/28 Nos. 25 and 27
-
GV II
Pair of shops. Early C19 with later additions and alterations. Red
brick, slate roof with central stack immediately in front of ridge.
3 storeys, moulded plaster eaves cornice with fluted decoration;
2-window front, glazing bar sashes with gauged heads, replaced by C20
casement to upper right; C20 shop fronts; re-sited gate pier to centre;
plastered stone with round-headed niche below painted borough coat-of-
arms, fluted band to top interrupted by inscription "TOLL-THOROUGH";
small metal plaque above depicts Hercules carrying the world on his
shoulders. The building stands on the site of New Gate in town walls,
removed 1782 (information plaque). Similar gate piers (from former
Beatrice Gate) are incorporated in the revetment wall at Oswestry Castle
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SJ2898929491

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