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Statutory Address:

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

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Whitchurch Urban
National Grid Reference:
SJ 54160 41675


WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. CHURCH STREET (south-east SJ 5441 side) 8/44 The Hermitage, flats - nos. 1 to 7 (consec.) GV II

Two houses, now flats. Irregular L-plan, in 2 parts. Main block: mid- to late C18 with late C20 alterations. Rendered brick with slate roof. 2 storeys. Moulded plinth and parapet with stone coping. Integral brick end stack to left and external brick end stack to right. 7 bays; glazing bar sashes (the lower leaves replaced by C20 casements) with painted stone cills and rusticated stone lintels with raised keystones. Ground-floor windows cut down and with only a small portion of the sash surviving at top. C20 glazed door in second bay from left. Ground-floor lean-to verandah with panelled wooden posts and eaves brackets. Wing at right angles to left. Probably C17, remodelled in the early C19. Rendered timber frame (lined as ashlar to rear). Slate roof to rear and C20 machine tiles to front. 2 framed bays. One storey and attic. North-west front: integral brick end stacks and roughly central brick stack behind ridge. 2 gabled semi dormers, that to left has boxed 16-pane glazing bar sash and that to right has 2-light Gothick wooden casement with Y-tracery. Ground-floor group of 5 glazing bar sashes (of 12 and 20 panes) with wooden cill, and divided by panelled wooden mullions supporting continuous frieze and cornice. Entrance at rear. Interior not inspected. The wing faces onto Saint Mary's Street. It was formerly part of No. 20, Saint Mary's Street (q(v.) but is now part of The Hermitage.

Listing NGR: SJ5415941674


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

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07945/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Peter Cooke. Source Historic England Archive
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