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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: 1254865



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1995

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458175

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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 49725 13598


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