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42a and 44, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitchurch Urban, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9698 / 52°58'11"N

Longitude: -2.6845 / 2°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 354123

OS Northings: 341604

OS Grid: SJ541416

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.JVTF

Mapcode Global: WH89H.QMV3

Entry Name: 42a and 44, High Street

Listing Date: 1 May 1951

Last Amended: 1 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366500

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260657

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

SJ 5441
8/101
1.5.51

WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P.
HIGH STREET (south-west side)
Nos. 42A and 44 (formerly
listed as Nos. 42 and 44)

GV
II

House, now pair of shops and flats. Early C18 with some C19 alterations.
Rendered, probably over brick, with painted sandstone dressings. Plain
tile roof. 3 storeys. Chamfered quoins, parapet with frieze, moulded
cornice and blocking course with rounded coping, and parapeted gable
ends. Integral brick end stacks, that to right larger and of T-
section, and brick stack in front of ridge off-centre to left. 5 bays;
segmental-headed boxed 4-pane sashes with moulded stone cills, half-H
panels beneath, lintels, and raised keystones with moulded tops. Lead
downpipe between second and third bays from left with moulded semi-circular
rainwater head. Pair of C19 shop-fronts, that to right with plate-glass
windows flanking central recessed glazed doors, deep fascia and panelled
end-pilasters with paired brackets above, and that to right with plate-glass
windows curving around corner to left, recessed glazed door to right, deep
fascia and cornice. Oval tie plate to left of left-hand second-floor
window. Rendered gabled wing, possibly timber framed (see pairs of purlins
and steep roof pitch). Early C19 doorway at rear with doorcase consisting
of incised pilaster strips, entablature and cornice. Interiors not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ5412341604

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