Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307812

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 15-May-1986



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District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Oswestry

National Grid Reference: SJ 29185 29560


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SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. SALOP ROAD (west side)

14/100 Black Gate Restaurant 10.9.51 (formerly listed as Black Gate Tea Rooms)


House, now restaurant. Circa 1600 with later additions and alterations, restored late C20. Timber framed with plaster infill, slate roof. Lobby-entry plan with gabled porch added c. 1620 (formerly with painted date 1621); single-storey timber framed lean-to addition to rear on left incorporated in right of 3 later brick gables to rear. 2 storeys; framing: irregular square panels with later light vertical posts inserted, long straight tension braces, left gable end clad in late C19 red brick; porch has close-set vertical posts with middle rail, moulded bressumers to left and right and formerly to front, C19 fretted bargeboards and C20 finial to gable; fenestration all late C20, three- light casements to left and right of porch on both floors with Venetian window, replacing one of early C19, to first floor of porch; position of original windows also visible, infilled 2-light mullion window to either side of right ground-floor casement blocked 2-light mullion windows to left and right sides of porch on first floor and 3-light window to ground floor with roundel inserted in blocking; reddish brown brick axial ridge stack to centre; entrance through porch, round- headed outer arch with wooden benches to sides, 6-panel inner door. Interior: timber frame exposed throughout, square panels, some with wattle and daub infill displayed, and long straight tension braces; original back wall with mortice holes for close-set vertical posts, now removed; chamfered spine beam with ogee stops and heavy joists to left ground-floor room; infilled inglenook fireplace with cast-iron cooking range, early C19 staircase with turned balusters; slightly cambered tie beams exposed to gable ends but rest of roof trusses concealed at time of re-survey (August 1985). C20 gabled and flat- roofed additions to rear are not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ2918229563


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Legacy System number: 255574

Legacy System: LBS

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