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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


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE STREET
653-1/11/175 (South East side)
Former Church of St Nicholas

GV II

Former church, now converted to offices. c1850. By RC Bennett
of Weymouth. Coursed and squared limestone, with plain tiled
roofs.
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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