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5-9, SEVERN STREET

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.

Name: 5-9, SEVERN STREET

List entry Number: 1254847

Location

5-9, SEVERN STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458185

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE SEVERN STREET 653-1/4/608 (North East side) 28/08/75 Nos.5-9 (Consecutive) (Formerly Listed as: SEVERN STREET (North East side) Nos.1-17)

GV II

Row of 5 houses, formerly a weaving factory. Original structure c1806-1809, adapted and refronted c1860. Brick with Welsh slate roof, over iron-framed structure. 3 storeys, 5-window range. Single and paired doorways, the paired 6-panelled doors with overlights beneath single architraves. 12-pane sash windows on each floor, with wide splayed flat-arched heads, some painted. Plain oversailing eaves, axial stacks. Equal height of storeys, irregular window spacing, and traces of additional blocked openings between the windows on the upper floors are the external clues to the building's former use. INTERIOR: the cruciform cast-iron columns, beams and brick arched fire-proof ceilings of the iron-framed structure remain. Built as a weaving factory for Benyon and Bage's Canal Terminus flax mill.

Listing NGR: SJ4974813111

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49748 13111

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