CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30750 - Welshpool, Severn Street 23
Listed Building 7853 (II )

NGR :- SJ2257307428 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

Late C18 or early C19. Plain but symmetrical and complete. 3 storeys. Painted brick. 2 wide-spaced sash windows with glazing bars. Central moulded door of 6 panels. 3-pane overlight. Slightly moulded, slightly projecting eaves. Partly included for group value.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Part of a continuous development on the S side of the street.

Probably c1800, pre-dating the Mansion House of 1820 which encloses it to the rear. Painted brick to street elevation, slate roof. 3 storeys, 3-window range with central entrance; 6-panelled door with overlight recessed in a flat arched opening and up steps, flanked on each floor by wide 16-pane hornless sash windows with flat arched brick heads; continuous sill band to first floor, and lower 12-pane sashes below eaves in upper storey. Plain eaves band.

A well-detailed early C19 town house which forms part of an important group developed in the early years of the C19 on the S side of Severn Street.

Ion Trant, The Changing Face of Welshpool, 1986, p.89.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 45
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 .
Additional sources:-
Ion Trant, The Changing Face of Welshpool, 1986, p.89.


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 RR89 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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