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The Butter Market

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7123 / 52°42'44"N

Longitude: -2.7491 / 2°44'56"W

OS Eastings: 349492

OS Northings: 312997

OS Grid: SJ494129

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29WF

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.R331

Plus Code: 9C4VP762+W9

Entry Name: The Butter Market

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457386

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 All Saints and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW HOWARD STREET
653-1/11/373 (East side)
10/01/53 The Butter Market
(Formerly Listed as:
HOWARD STREET
Railway Warehouse)

GV II

Former butter warehouse, now in use as night club. c1835. By
Fallows and Hart of Birmingham. Stucco, with low pitched roof
not visible. High single-storey, 7 bays to Howard Street with
lower buildings added to right, and 5-bay range behind.
3-window range to right of portico. Heavy Greek Revival style.
Main range has central entrance block with high bases to
columns each side of round-arched doorway with pully over,
high entablature, cornice and parapet with blocking course.
This is flanked each side by 2 bays with high plinth and
parapet, and round-arched windows with iron glazing. Each side
terminates in a stressed pedimented block with high
round-arched window in pediment. Present doorway in low
single-storey additions to right.
Return elevation to Wharf Road has similar outer range
terminating in pedimented block, and 2 stressed pedimented
bays with round-arched recesses housing windows and panelled
loading doors. Doorways and blocked windows in high plinth or
basement storey, vermiculated in right-hand block.
INTERIOR: internal structure has been modified on change of
use, but cast-iron columns survive, though encased.
The warehouse was originally built as a terminal warehouse for
the Shrewsbury branch of the Shropshire Union canal, which was
then superseded by the railway.


Listing NGR: SJ4949212997

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

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