55, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254865

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: 55, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 55, ST MICHAEL'S STREET

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Grid Reference: SJ 49725 13598

Summary

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE ST MICHAEL'S STREET, Ditherington 653-1/4/747 (North West side) No.55

GV II

House, formerly clerk's house to Benyon and Bage's flax mill. c1800. John Simpson, architect and builder. Brick with hipped Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys with basement storey to rear, 3-window range. Central 4-panelled door with overlight in architrave flanked by 12-pane sash windows with flat-arched brick heads. 9-pane sash windows to upper storey. Side wall and axial stacks. The house is built of "great bricks" which link it decisively with the flax mill complex (qv) where they were used in all building work prior to 1805. (Macleod M, Trinder B & Worthington M: Ditherington Flax Mill, Shrewsbury: Ironbridge Institute: 1988-).

Listing NGR: SJ4972513598

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 458175

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Macleod, M, Trinder, B, Worthington, M, Ditherington Flax Mill, (1988)

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