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The Butter Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9042 / 52°54'15"N

Longitude: -2.4845 / 2°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 367510

OS Northings: 334197

OS Grid: SJ675341

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P30F

Mapcode Global: WH9C3.T83D

Entry Name: The Butter Market

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260328

Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Market Drayton

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


13/25 The Butter Market
Shown on O.S. map as Market Hall.
Small Market Hall. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar. Slate roof.
3 x 4 bays; equally-spaced side openings and narrow end openings flanking
wider central opening. Open sides with unfluted Doric coloumns standing
on raised stone platform. Triangular-pedimented gable ends, that to
north-west has superscribed date with carved corbels above.
Central square wooden bellcote with pyramidal slate
cap (minus finial) and pair of copper fire bells. Interior: 4-
bay roof with king-post trusses. Five of the stone columns are replacements,
taken from an old house and reused in the butter market c.1972. Market
Drayton Civic Society, A Town Trail (1982).

Listing NGR: SJ6751034197

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