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Shrewsbury Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7118 / 52°42'42"N

Longitude: -2.7498 / 2°44'59"W

OS Eastings: 349444

OS Northings: 312943

OS Grid: SJ494129

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29Q4

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q3SD

Entry Name: Shrewsbury Station

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455396

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE FOREGATE
653-1/11/144 (East side)
30/05/69 Shrewsbury Station
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE FOREGATE
Entrance Block to Shrewsbury Station)

GV II

Station. 1849, extended c1900. By Thomas Penson Junior of
Oswestry. Ashlar faced with Welsh slate roof. Tudor Gothic
style. 3 storeys, though originally two.
25-window range, divided as 4 principal bays, articulated by
polygonal buttresses with finials. Asymmetrical, with tower
over main entrance and advanced wing to the left. 4-storeyed
entrance tower with oriel window in the third stage, with
clock over. Polygonal angle pinnacles, and parapet. Mullioned
and transomed windows of 3 and 4 lights with decorative
glazing and hoodmoulds. String courses between the storeys,
with quatrefoil panels. Parapet with traceried panels. Ridge
cresting to roof, and axial octagonal stacks. Glazed canopy
projects from first floor. Platforms roofed by a series of
transverse glazed gables.
The building was originally 2-storeyed, and was altered by the
insertion of a lower ground floor, in association with the
provision of tunnel access to the platforms.


Listing NGR: SJ4944412943

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE FOREGATE
653-1/11/144 (East side)
30/05/69 Shrewsbury Station
(Formerly Listed as:
CASTLE FOREGATE
Entrance Block to Shrewsbury Station)

GV II

Station. 1849, extended c1900. By Thomas Penson Junior of
Oswestry. Ashlar faced with Welsh slate roof. Tudor Gothic
style. 3 storeys, though originally two.
25-window range, divided as 4 principal bays, articulated by
polygonal buttresses with finials. Asymmetrical, with tower
over main entrance and advanced wing to the left. 4-storeyed
entrance tower with oriel window in the third stage, with
clock over. Polygonal angle pinnacles, and parapet. Mullioned
and transomed windows of 3 and 4 lights with decorative
glazing and hoodmoulds. String courses between the storeys,
with quatrefoil panels. Parapet with traceried panels. Ridge
cresting to roof, and axial octagonal stacks. Glazed canopy
projects from first floor. Platforms roofed by a series of
transverse glazed gables.
The building was originally 2-storeyed, and was altered by the
insertion of a lower ground floor, in association with the
provision of tunnel access to the platforms.


Listing NGR: SJ4944412943

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