Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054298

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 15-May-1986

Statutory Address: 4, THE CROSS

Statutory Address: 6, THE CROSS


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Statutory Address: 4, THE CROSS

Statutory Address: 6, THE CROSS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Oswestry

National Grid Reference: SJ 29045 29610


SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. THE CROSS (north-west side)

14/64 Nos. 4 and 6 10.9.51 (No 6 only) GV II

Bank, now building society. 1905-6 by Shayler and Ridge. Sandstone ashlar, machine tile roof with coped verges to gables. Jacobean style. 3 storeys; 3-light mullion windows with segmental centre lights to second floor, prominent oriels to first floor also of 3 lights have moulded cornices and grotesque faces and floral decoration to undersides, similar 3-light windows to ground floor have pilastered surrounds with figural decoration to capitals; 3 shaped gables with miniature scrolled pediments and round angle turret to right, this has Renaissance-style ornamentation to top and bronze-capped dome with pointed finial; original entrance (now infilled) below with scalloped bracketed hood, present entrance to left inserted in window with late C20 panelled doors; 3 downpipes to front. Included as a well detailed example in a prominent situtation. B.O.E. p. 224.

Listing NGR: SJ2905129614


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 255535

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 224

End of official listing