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Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7123 / 52°42'44"N

Longitude: -2.7601 / 2°45'36"W

OS Eastings: 348747

OS Northings: 313004

OS Grid: SJ487130

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.275H

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.K3W1

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458025

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: St George of Cappadocia, Shrewsbury

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4812NE ST GEORGE'S STREET
653-1/10/545 (South side)
19/09/72 Church of St George
(Formerly Listed as:
ST GEORGE'S PLACE
Church of St George)

GV II

Church. 1832. By John Hiram Haycock. Ashlar facing over brick
with Welsh slate roofs. In Commissioners' Gothic style. West
tower, single-span roof over nave, short transepts and shallow
chancel.
3-stage tower with doorway and lancet window over, each with
hoodmoulds, clock in second stage, and paired lights to bell
chamber above. Corbel table with gargoyles, embattled parapet
with angle finials. Slight angle buttresses to tower and nave.
4 lancet lights to nave, and triple lancet lights in chancel
east wall.
INTERIOR: largely a single space, with shallow chancel. Oak
panelled reredos and traceried plaster panels over. Hatchment
on chancel north wall. Stained glass in east window by Davide
Evans, depicting figures of saints. Abstract stained glass in
transept windows.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire:
Harmondsworth: 1858-).


Listing NGR: SJ4874713004

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