20, MARKET SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054516
Date first listed:
22-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
20, MARKET SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
20, MARKET SQUARE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Castle
National Grid Reference:
SO3232588984

Details

The following building shall be included:-

SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE CP MARKET SQUARE

12/78 No 20 GV II House, formerly house and bakery. C16, extended and altered Cl7, C18, C19. Walls timber frame and rubble stonework, rendered and lined out ashlar-fashion to street elevation; roofs covered variously with stone slabs, local slates laid to diminishing courses, and Welsh slate; red brick stacks. Timber frame (C16) building. 4 bays, 2 storeys, the two eastern bays originally open to roof frame first floor level; the remaining bays have an original upper half storey. Stone block to west. 3 storeys including vaulted basement, possibly medieval, one room to each floor. Rear addition late C17/early C18, 2 storeys, forming L-plan with timber-framed block. Former bakery adjoins to west. Front elevation follows curve of street, in 3 parts. Bakery to left with 2 irregular casement windows and first floor loading door; then block with 1 sash window to ground and first floors (projecting cills and fictule flat voussoirs to openings) and slit window to basement. Main house has 3 sash windows to first floor; doorway with ½-glazed 4 panel door with overlight, 2 sash windows, and projecting shopfront with central door to right. Two ridge stacks. Interior has much exposed timber framing and some early C18 joinery.

Listing NGR: SO3232588984

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
257092
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14471/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Summers. Source Historic England Archive
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