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The Butter Cross

A Grade I Listed Building in Ludlow, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3678 / 52°22'3"N

Longitude: -2.7191 / 2°43'8"W

OS Eastings: 351136

OS Northings: 274657

OS Grid: SO511746

Mapcode National: GBR BK.RZ64

Mapcode Global: VH843.TRD7

Entry Name: The Butter Cross

Listing Date: 15 April 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390111

Location: Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ludlow

Built-Up Area: Ludlow

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ludlow St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


LUDLOW

SO5174 THE CROSS
825-1/1/475 The Butter Cross
15/04/54

GV I

Market Hall. c1746. By William Baker of Audlem. Ashlar;
2-storeys; 3-window range: central tripartite, 1/1: 3/3: 1/1
sash flanked by 3/3 sashes, all with shouldered architraves
and corbelled stone sills; side pilasters to moulded frieze
and cornice; balustraded parapet with ball ornaments;
rectangular ashlar clock turret with moulded hood; surmounted
by octagonal bell-cupola with weather vane. Pedimented
tetra-style portico with Doric columns, to open arcade with
shallow arch flanked by semi-circular arches, all with
keyblocks and moulded architraves. Wing to left similar, but
with plain parapet. King Street front has paired arches and
sashes over. Rear of brick, over ashlar piers and arches. Bell
from old St Leonards Church in Corve Street. INTERIOR: central
window with fanlight glazed upper casement; moulded arches
with keyblocks; string course.
(Clifton-Taylor A: Six English Towns: 1978-: PP.163-165;
Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire: 1958-: P.184).


Listing NGR: SO5112074654

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

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