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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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


The following building shall be included:-


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


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

Legacy System number: 257092

Legacy System: LBS

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