Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054336

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 15-May-1986

Statutory Address: 40, CHURCH STREET

Statutory Address: 42, CHURCH STREET


Ordnance survey map of 42, CHURCH STREET, 40, CHURCH STREET
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Statutory Address: 40, CHURCH STREET

Statutory Address: 42, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Oswestry

National Grid Reference: SJ 28867 29314



15/61 Nos. 40 and 42 [formerly listed as 10.9.51 the Coach and Dogs Inn]


House, latterly inn, now divided into shops and restaurant. Late C16 with later additions and alterations. Roughcast concealing timber frame, slate roof. H-plan with gables flanking central hall range. 2 storeys; 1:1:1 windows, left gable has late C19 five-light window with Gothic tracery and hoodmoulds to first floor and one of 4 lights to ground floor; restored 8-light latticed wooden mullioned and transomed window below eaves to hall range and latticed casement to jettied right gable; late C19 single-storey lean-to with round-arched doorway to right in space between gables and late C19 shop front to right gable; prominent reddish brown brick axial stack to rear of right gable, which also has re-built internal stack to side. Interior: right cross-wing has close studding with long straight tension brace exposed to left wall upstairs and herringbone decoration forming lozenge patterns to right and front walls, close studding also to front wall of hall range; wattle and daub infill behind glass to one of panels in right cross-wing and fragmentary square panelling visible downstairs; right cross-wing also has roof trusses exposed, single-purlin roof in 2 bays with chimney bay at far end, cambered collars with V-struts and straight wind braces, jowled wall posts; hall range has similar roof in 2 wide bays. Rooms to left cross-wing not inspected but also likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2886729314


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

Legacy System number: 255531

Legacy System: LBS

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