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Former Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.71 / 52°42'36"N

Longitude: -2.7503 / 2°45'1"W

OS Eastings: 349404

OS Northings: 312748

OS Grid: SJ494127

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.29LC

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q4JR

Entry Name: Former Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455973

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


653-1/11/175 (South East side)
Former Church of St Nicholas


Former church, now converted to offices. c1850. By RC Bennett
of Weymouth. Coursed and squared limestone, with plain tiled
PLAN: Romanesque style with high and short nave, with lean-to
aisles, and vestigial apse.
EXTERIOR: high west gable, with deep moulding to round-arched
doorway with triple shafts and foliate and trumpet capitals.
Lean-to aisle to right with side door and round-arched window
in west end. Circular stair turret to left, with narrow stair
windows. Curved corner to north aisle, with doorway recessed
across angle, with engaged shafts with foliate capitals. 4-bay
aisle divided by a central buttress. Simple round-arched
windows, and circular windows in short clerestory above.
A well-articulated example, in the neo-Norman style, which
makes an important contribution to the streetscape.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire:
Harmondsworth: 1858-).

Listing NGR: SJ4941012747

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