Whitchurch Heritage Centre

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055955
Date first listed:
13-Aug-1970
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
Whitchurch Heritage Centre, 12, Saint Marys Street

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Location

Statutory Address:
Whitchurch Heritage Centre, 12, Saint Marys Street

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch Urban
National Grid Reference:
SJ 54208 41611

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/04/2019

SJ 5441 8/119

WHITCHURCH URBAN CP SAINT MARY'S STREET (south-west side), No.12, Whitchurch Heritage Centre

(Formerly listed as No.12, Post Office previously listed as Post Office)

13.8.70

GV II Former Wesleyan chapel, later a post office. 1810, altered internally in the C20. Rendered, or painted grey sandstone ashlar. Hipped slate roof. Two storeys.

Plinth, rusticated ground floor, floor bands, Giant Tuscan order of pilasters with frieze, moulded cornice and blocking course, and central steep one-bay pediment. Circular cowling on roof. 1:1:1 bays, with central break. Outer first floor round-arched glazing-bar sashes with plain architraves and impost blocks, and central first floor Venetian window with plain architrave and impost blocks. Ground floor elliptical arched windows (probably altered in the C20) with margin lights, three recessed panels below, moulded imposts and voussoirs. Central pair of doors, each with three raised and fielded panels, three-part elliptical-arched fanlight and wooden doorcase with Tuscan pilasters and entablature. Return fronts of five bays to left and three bays to right, each with plinth, floor band and round-arched glazing bar sashes. Interior altered in C20.

This chapel was replaced in 1879 by Saint John's Methodist Church (q.v.) in Saint John's Street.

Listing NGR: SJ5420841611

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
260675
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986), 236

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/07945/11
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