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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.

Name: THE HOUSE ON CRUTCHES AND NUMBER 41

List entry Number: 1367214

Location

THE HOUSE ON CRUTCHES AND NUMBER 41, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityBishop's Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Jan-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 256961

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History

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Details

SO 3288 BISHOP'S CASTLE C.P. HIGH STREET (west side)

12/51 The House on Crutches and No. 41 (formerly listed as "The House 28/7/50 on Crotches") - GV II* House, latterly shop, now house and meeting rooms. C16 with mid- to late-C19 alterations and additions. Timber framed with painted wattle and daub infil panels, limestone plinth, partly rebuilt in probably coursed limestone rubble to rear and rendered; C19 slate roof. 2 or 3 framed bays at right-angles to road, eastern bay with first floor projecting over alley; additions to rear and to north. Framing: square panels; close studding with middle rail; jettied gable-end to east with shaped end-brackets and exposed queen-strut truss with cusped quatrefoil panels below collar and V-struts above. 2 storeys. Plinth, deep eaves, and 2 brick ridge stacks. First floor late-C19 three-light casement; open ground floor; 2 chamfered and stopped posts with moulded capitals, and moulded lintels on 3 sides with run-out stops; angled projection to left to accommodate internal staircase. North front: 2 first floor late-C19 three-light casements; ground floor early-Cl9 shop front with two 16-pane glazing bar sashes to left and 6 flush-panelled door to right; mid- to late-Cl9 addition returned to north with first floor 2-light casement and 6 flush-panelled door beneath. Interior: ground floor chamfered and stopped beams; internal moulded window mullions; inclined-strut truss. Alleyway to front with variety of cobbling techniques forms picturesque grouping with Nos. 13 and 15, Market Square (q.v.) and No 39, High Street (q.v.). A.M.

Listing NGR: SO3231788955

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National Grid Reference: SO 32317 88955

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