55 AND 56, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1053825
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1950
Statutory Address:
55 AND 56, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
55 AND 56, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Much Wenlock
National Grid Reference:
SO 62277 99881

Details

1. 1954 MUCH WENLOCK HIGH STREET (North Side) Nos 55 and 56 SO 69 NW (SJ 6200) 6/63 24.10.50.

II* GV

2. Early C17. Fromerly Raynald's Mansion, and now divided into two-tenements. Timber frame and plaster with some painted brick; 3 storeys. The house is of 3 bays, with 2 square bays over 2 storeys added circa 1682, the whole covered by a pentice tile roof. Between the bays, on the 2nd storey, is a balcony with turned spirals and carved heads. Fenestration throughout is of C19 plain three-light casements. C19 simple small shop fronts. On the cornice of the right-hand bay is an inscription and the date 1682. The studding of the central panels is of the lozenge type. Three gables with modern or restored carved bargeboards.

Nos 53 to 61 (consec), County Library and No 63 form a group

Listing NGR: SO6227799881

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
254825
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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