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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1055986



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitchurch Urban

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260650

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WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. HIGH STREET (north-east SJ 5441 side) 8/94 No. 49 (Black Bear - Public House) GV II

House, now public house. Late C16 or early C17 with later C17 additions, and remodelled in the late C19. Timber framed; C19 planted timbers with plaster infill. Slate roof, hipped to front. Irregular T-plan; one bay with projecting 3-bay cross wing to left. 2 storeys over basement. Cross wing with jettied first floor on small C19 shaped and fluted brackets. Brick ridge stack to right and brick stack to right of ridge at rear of cross wing. 1:1 windows; C19 three-light wooden casements. Boarded door to right with shaped brackets supporting raking hood, and flanking small 2- light wooden casements. Left-hand return front: 4 windows; 2- and 3-light C19 wooden casements. Half-glazed door to left. Boarded basement doors to right. Rear: exposed framing to first floor. Cross wing with timber framed lean-to; gable end has exposed collar truss with queen struts and king strut. Evidence of raised eaves. Interior only ground floor inspected. Visible timber framing, that to front bay with decorative parallel diagonal strutting. Deep-chamfered beams with ogee stops, and chamfered joists. Chamfered corner posts. Altered old fireplace at rear with chamfered wooden lintel.

Listing NGR: SJ5410341668

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National Grid Reference: SJ 54103 41668


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