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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 260328

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
A Town Trail, (1982)

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