CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30726 - Welshpool, Salop Road 38
Listed Building 7836 (II )

NGR :- SJ2272407652 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

Terrace of c1800. 3 storeys. Red brick. Regular. 2 ash windows each, with glazing bars and gauged heads, but 3 windows to no 38 (mid ones of which are simulated and ground floor ones Victorian bays). Doors of 4 vertical moulded panels. Those of nos 39 to 41 have unaligned doors with fans under elliptical heads (with glazing bars). No 38 has central doorway recessed in panelled reveals and overlight with diagonal glazing bars; above is pentice roof linking those of bays. Sill-band on 1st floor. Cornice with very slight modillions. Tablet, elegantly inscribed "Terrace Buildings" (in Romans and Italics) on no 41, which projects slightly. No 38 has older slates and shorter roof pitch than others. Stable and wall to rear of no 41 are also listed.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

To the E of the junction with Mill Lane.

Built as a terrace of 4 houses c1820. Brick fronted, with local roughly coursed and squared rubble to rear. Slate roof with end wall and axial stacks. 3 storeys, comprises a central 4-window range (Nos 39 and 40), with a separately roofed 3-window range to the left (No 38), and a hipped roofed block slightly advanced to the right (No 41), but similar detail throughout. No 38 has central entrance, a 6-panelled door with panelled rebates flanked by late C19 canted bay windows, linked by a continuous pentice roof, carried on chamfered posts to either side of the doorway. 12-pane sash windows above (blind painted over the doorway), and 6-paned in attic storey. Paired entrances to Nos 39-40, (4-panelled door to No 39, part glazed panelled door to No 40), with elliptical heads and traceried fanlights, and similar doorway to left in No 41. Flanking windows are 12-pane sashes with flat arched gauged brick heads. Upper windows throughout are similar, with 6-panes in attic storey. A continuous painted sill band runs across the terrace below the first floor windows. Inscribed stone tablet on No 41, 'Terrace Buildings'. Stone rear elevations have voussoir headed windows, including round-arched tall stair windows.

A fine early C19 urban terrace, built on an ambitious scale, and preserving much of its original high quality detailing.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 39
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 JM89 - 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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