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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: 1176028



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255482

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SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. BAILEY STREET (west side) 14/18 No. 29 10.9.51 GV II* House, now shop and restaurant. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed with plaster infill, slate roof. 2 storeys and attics; 3 gables, left projecting over passageway; framing: survives to first floor, decorative herringbone work forming lozenge shapes with incised quatrefoils and trefoils to middle rail, further decorative carving to rail above window of left gable; cusped fretwork bargeboards and pointed finial to gables probably C19; passageway to left has close studding with long straight tension brace to right wall, heavy chamfered beams and flat joists with dragon beam to front connecting with rail which has mortice holes for vertical posts; mid-C19 fenestration to first floor and attic, 3-light horizontal sliding sash to each gable on first floor and narrow pointed window with Gothic glazing above, C20 shopfronts below; red brick stack in roof slope behind ridge to right and internal end stack to left, also behind ridge. 2-storey rendered range to rear, possibly concealing timber frame, has 2 ridge stacks. Spur stones to passageway. Interior: first floor has timber frame exposed, square panels with straight tension braces and herringbone decoration forming lozenge patterens; inserted chamfered cross-beam ceiling. Graded II* as a good example of a substantial early C17 town house.

Listing NGR: SJ2907129706

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29072 29704


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