SHREWSBURY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1246546

Date first listed: 30-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

Statutory Address: SHREWSBURY STATION, CASTLE FOREGATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHREWSBURY STATION, CASTLE FOREGATE

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Grid Reference: SJ 49444 12943

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW CASTLE FOREGATE 653-1/11/144 (East side) 30/05/69 Shrewsbury Station (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE FOREGATE Entrance Block to Shrewsbury Station)

GV II

Station. 1849, extended c1900. By Thomas Penson Junior of Oswestry. Ashlar faced with Welsh slate roof. Tudor Gothic style. 3 storeys, though originally two. 25-window range, divided as 4 principal bays, articulated by polygonal buttresses with finials. Asymmetrical, with tower over main entrance and advanced wing to the left. 4-storeyed entrance tower with oriel window in the third stage, with clock over. Polygonal angle pinnacles, and parapet. Mullioned and transomed windows of 3 and 4 lights with decorative glazing and hoodmoulds. String courses between the storeys, with quatrefoil panels. Parapet with traceried panels. Ridge cresting to roof, and axial octagonal stacks. Glazed canopy projects from first floor. Platforms roofed by a series of transverse glazed gables. The building was originally 2-storeyed, and was altered by the insertion of a lower ground floor, in association with the provision of tunnel access to the platforms.

Listing NGR: SJ4944412943

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 455396

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing