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Library, Former Blower's Repository

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7108 / 52°42'39"N

Longitude: -2.7508 / 2°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 349373

OS Northings: 312839

OS Grid: SJ493128

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29GS

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q494

Entry Name: Library, Former Blower's Repository

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455422

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

SJ4912NW
653-1/11/157

SHREWSBURY
CASTLE GATES
(West side)
Library, former Blower's Repository

GV
II

Store and offices, now in use as library offices. Dated 1902.
Brick with mock timber facade, ashlar porch and plain tiled
roof. 2 storeys, 2-window range with advanced gable to the
right. Full-height porch to left, with round-arched entrance,
and mullioned and transomed windows above, with leaded lights.
Inscribed "Blowers Repository" over the archway. Original shop
front in right hand gable, with high fascia with moulded
consoles. Upper storey has mock timbering with decorative
panels forming baluster-like arcading, and with moulded
bressumer to jettied second storey. Herringbone struts and
cusped braces in gable apex. Shallow oriel window over, with
leaded lights, and paired 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows in the gable, with enriched tie beam over, bearing the
date.

Listing NGR: SJ4937312839

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

Description

SJ4912NW
653-1/11/157

SHREWSBURY
CASTLE GATES
(West side)
Library, former Blower's Repository

GV
II

Store and offices, now in use as library offices. Dated 1902.
Brick with mock timber facade, ashlar porch and plain tiled
roof. 2 storeys, 2-window range with advanced gable to the
right. Full-height porch to left, with round-arched entrance,
and mullioned and transomed windows above, with leaded lights.
Inscribed "Blowers Repository" over the archway. Original shop
front in right hand gable, with high fascia with moulded
consoles. Upper storey has mock timbering with decorative
panels forming baluster-like arcading, and with moulded
bressumer to jettied second storey. Herringbone struts and
cusped braces in gable apex. Shallow oriel window over, with
leaded lights, and paired 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows in the gable, with enriched tie beam over, bearing the
date.

Listing NGR: SJ4937312839

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