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Latitude: 52.8608 / 52°51'38"N
Longitude: -3.0548 / 3°3'17"W
OS Eastings: 329079
OS Northings: 329779
OS Grid: SJ290297
Mapcode National: GBR 73.RVWC
Mapcode Global: WH89X.1CL5
Entry Name: The Guildhall
Listing Date: 15 May 1986
Last Amended: 15 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1367321
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255479
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Oswestry
Built-Up Area: Croesowallt
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. BAILEY HEAD (west side)
14/15 The Guildhall
Guildhall. 1893 by H. A Cheers of Twickenham. Limestone ashlar,
machine tile roof with stone ridge and end stacks. In a style derived
from the châteaux of the Loire Valley. 3 storeys with attics, moulded
eaves cornice and cill bands; main front (east) has elaborately shaped
gables to left and right, latter forming projecting break, mullioned and
mullioned and transomed windows with leaded lights throughout, 4 across
with those to left gable round-arched and at higher level with oculus
above; variety of richly carved niches and panels above windows, those
to left and right of projecting break with scalloped decoration and
grotesque figures, further Northern Renaissance-inspired carving to band
above ground-floor windows and to entablature of doorway; this is round-
headed with fluted keystone and imposts under decorated broken segmental
pediment; figure of seated king holding sword in one hand and (? olive)
branch in other in roundel above to left. Datestone 1893 on richly
ornamented oval panel to right gable. B.O.E. p. 224-5.
Listing NGR: SJ2908029789
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