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23 and 23a, Swan Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.707 / 52°42'25"N

Longitude: -2.756 / 2°45'21"W

OS Eastings: 349017

OS Northings: 312413

OS Grid: SJ490124

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2G69

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.M7T3

Entry Name: 23 and 23a, Swan Hill

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458328

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


653-1/15/631 (North West side)
19/09/72 Nos.23 AND 23A
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Police station and Nos. 23 and 23A)


House and offices, formerly police station. 1893. Ashlar faced
over brick with Welsh slate roof.
3 storeys, main block (No.23) a 5-window range, divided from
No.23A by full-height carriage entry. Paired 2-pane sash
windows with moulded architraves in slightly advanced outer
bays. These bays have shallow segmental pediments over. Lower
storey articulated by rusticated pilasters. Inserted double
doors to left, and single off-centre original doorway. Foliate
frieze over first floor, cornice and parapet with urns. High
arch to left with mask keystone, and triple window over with
Mannerist balustraded pilasters.
No.23A is narrow 2-window range beyond the archway, entered
from the side. Articulated by rusticated pilasters, with
round-arched windows over. Square window with pedimented head
above, and projecting sill forming balconette.

Listing NGR: SJ4901712413

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

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