CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30752 - Welshpool, Severn Street 25
Listed Building 7855 (II )

NGR :- SJ2255207440 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - House (Building - Intact )

Early C19, perhaps a remodelling of earlier fabric. 2 storeys. Symmetrical. Ashlared stucco. 3 sash windows (with glazing bars above; 3 light, unbarred with architraves and cambered heads below). Central door of 4 panels, probably Victorian, under elliptical head. Pilasters and cornice. Fan with geometric bars. Porch of decorative trellised iron, partly in key pattern, for which house is largely included. Sill-band to upper storey. Slight modillions to wooden eaves.

(Former listing description)

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

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

The building may be C18 in origin, but was remodelled c1830. Lined-out render with slate roof overhanging on modillion eaves cornice. 2 storeyed, 3-window range with central entrance. Trellis work cast-iron porch with Greek key pattern houses entrance: a 4-panelled, partly glazed door with moulded entablature hood recessed in shallow segmental archway with fanlight. Flanking windows are tripartite sashes with cambered heads in moulded architraves. Continuous sill band to 12-pane sash windows of first floor, which also have stressed architraves.

The building is a well-detailed early C19 town house retaining much of its original character externally. It forms part of an important group of properties developed in the early years of the C19 on the S side of Severn Street.

Sources:-
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 46
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 RR89 - 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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