CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30618 - Welshpool, Berriew Street 18-19
Listed Building 7758 (II )

NGR :- SJ2247007450 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

Early to mid C19. 3 storeys. Painted brick. Symmetrical. 3 sash windows with glazing bars, mid one blind; but on ground floor central arched through-passage flanked by matching original shopfronts,each with cornice over 3 slender fluted columns, partly barred windows and plain doors. Rainwater head initialled ISP.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

In the block of buildings between the corner with Broad Street and the entrance to the carpark opposite the cinema.

Probably c1830. Painted brick with slate roof and end wall stacks. Built as a pair of shops with accommodation, and symmetrically planned with a central round-arched passage entry. The original shop fronts each have 3 slender fluted columns carrying the moulded cornice and flanking the inner doorway and window, divided by a single slim mullion (likely to be late C19 or early C20 replacements of the original glazing). Greek key decoration to frieze over doors and windows. Upper windows are 12-pane sashes to first floor, 6-pane sashes to second storey, either side of the blind central windows over the passage. All these openings have flat arched gauged brick heads.

Listed as a pair of early C19 shop buildings, surviving intact with shop-fronts of exceptional quality.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 12
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .

Events:-
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 31/12/89 CM89 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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