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27, CHURCH STREET, 25, CHURCH 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: 27, CHURCH STREET, 25, CHURCH STREET

List entry Number: 1308028

Location

25, CHURCH STREET
27, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255498

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side) and SJ 2829 NE 15/28 and 13/28 Nos. 25 and 27 - GV II Pair of shops. Early C19 with later additions and alterations. Red brick, slate roof with central stack immediately in front of ridge. 3 storeys, moulded plaster eaves cornice with fluted decoration; 2-window front, glazing bar sashes with gauged heads, replaced by C20 casement to upper right; C20 shop fronts; re-sited gate pier to centre; plastered stone with round-headed niche below painted borough coat-of- arms, fluted band to top interrupted by inscription "TOLL-THOROUGH"; small metal plaque above depicts Hercules carrying the world on his shoulders. The building stands on the site of New Gate in town walls, removed 1782 (information plaque). Similar gate piers (from former Beatrice Gate) are incorporated in the revetment wall at Oswestry Castle (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ2898929491

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National Grid Reference: SJ 28983 29498

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