CPAT Regional Historic Environment Record

PRN 30623 - Welshpool, Broad Street 1-3
Listed Building 7762 (II )

NGR :- SJ2241607595 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

C18 but altered. 3 storeys. Painted brick. 3 sash windows with glazing bars, that on right an unbarred C19 bay on 1st storey (one over it being foreshortened). Ground storey modernised for public house. Eaves of diagonal bricks. Slate roof, hipped to corner with Hall Street on left. Included for group value.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Nos 1-2 Broad Street form a single building probably built c1800 on land that had previously been an open courtyard in front of the market hall which was demolished in 1761. Previously (and perhaps originally) The Boars Head Public House

Painted brick with slate roof, hipped on corner with Hall Street; gable end stack to right. 3 storeys, 3-window range. Ground floor entirely renewed with C20 public house frontage, but 16-pane sash windows with flat arched gauged brick heads survive on the upper floors. Canted bay window (a later C19 insertion) to the right of the first floor, with lower 8-pane sash window above it. Nogged eaves band. Long full-height rear wing to No 2, with mono-pitched roof

Part of a group of late C18-early C19 commercial properties in the town centre, and having group value with the town hall.

Robert Owen, 'Welshpool Landmarks', Montgomeryshire Collections, Vol.38, 1918, p.172.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 13
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 22
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Additional sources:-
Robert Owen, 'Welshpool Landmarks', Montgomeryshire Collections, Vol.38, 1918, p.172.


record created 31/12/1989 CM89 - copyright CPAT , last updated 28/01/2003
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2005 (and in part Crown, 2005 - as indicated)



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