THE BUTTER MARKET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055303
Date first listed:
07-May-1952
Statutory Address:
THE BUTTER MARKET, CHESHIRE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE BUTTER MARKET
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BUTTER MARKET, CHESHIRE STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Market Drayton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 67510 34197

Details

SJ 6634-6734; 13/25

MARKET DRAYTON C.P., CHESHIRE STREET, The Butter Market

07.05.52

GV

II

Shown on O.S. map as Market Hall. Small Market Hall. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar. Slate roof. 3 x 4 bays; equally-spaced side openings and narrow end openings flanking wider central opening. Open sides with unfluted Doric columns standing on raised stone platform. Triangular-pedimented gable ends, that to north-west has superscribed date with carved corbels above. Central square wooden bellcote with pyramidal slate cap (minus finial) and pair of copper fire bells. INTERIOR: 4-bay roof with king-post trusses. Five of the stone columns are replacements, taken from an old house and reused in the butter market c.1972. Market Drayton Civic Society, A Town Trail (1982).

Listing NGR: SJ6751034197

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260328
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
A Town Trail, (1982)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 1999
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