Nos. 38 AND 40, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054554

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1985

Statutory Address: 38 AND 40, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 38 AND 40, HIGH STREET

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: SO 32364 88956

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History

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Details

SO 3288; 12/56

BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. HIGH STREET (east side)

Nos. 38 and 40

GV

II

House, latterly two shops, now one shop and flat. Dated 1629, refaced in early C19 with late-C19 shop fronts. Stucco (incised to represent ashlar) probably on coursed limestone rubble, with slate roof. Basement, two storeys and attic. Deep eaves, gabled dormer to left with 2- light casement, and central lateral external C17 stack to rear with brick top stage. 4-window front; first floor glazing bar sash to left, two mid- to late-C19 cross windows to right, and late-C19 canted bay off-centre to left; two late-C19 shop fronts, that to right with 3-part plate glass window, half-glazed door to left, and half-glazed door to right with twin glazing bar sashes above, and that to left with large plate glass window and half-glazed door to left; boarded passageway door to left with rectangular overlight and lintel inscribed: "DAVED MORRISTAN CR MDCIXXX". INTERIOR: late-C17 staircase between first floor and attic with 3 flights around narrow rectangular well, landing and winders, moulded closed string, turned balusters, moulded grip rail, and square newel posts with globe finials; first floor corner fireplaces, one with C18 moulded architrave; C17 brickwork visible in cellar. While the front is not now very distinguished, the interior and particularly the staircase is of considerable merit.

Listing NGR: SO3236488956

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