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THE BUTTER MARKET

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE BUTTER MARKET

List entry Number: 1254526

Location

THE BUTTER MARKET, HOWARD STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457386

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW HOWARD STREET 653-1/11/373 (East side) 10/01/53 The Butter Market (Formerly Listed as: HOWARD STREET Railway Warehouse)

GV II

Former butter warehouse, now in use as night club. c1835. By Fallows and Hart of Birmingham. Stucco, with low pitched roof not visible. High single-storey, 7 bays to Howard Street with lower buildings added to right, and 5-bay range behind. 3-window range to right of portico. Heavy Greek Revival style. Main range has central entrance block with high bases to columns each side of round-arched doorway with pully over, high entablature, cornice and parapet with blocking course. This is flanked each side by 2 bays with high plinth and parapet, and round-arched windows with iron glazing. Each side terminates in a stressed pedimented block with high round-arched window in pediment. Present doorway in low single-storey additions to right. Return elevation to Wharf Road has similar outer range terminating in pedimented block, and 2 stressed pedimented bays with round-arched recesses housing windows and panelled loading doors. Doorways and blocked windows in high plinth or basement storey, vermiculated in right-hand block. INTERIOR: internal structure has been modified on change of use, but cast-iron columns survive, though encased. The warehouse was originally built as a terminal warehouse for the Shrewsbury branch of the Shropshire Union canal, which was then superseded by the railway.

Listing NGR: SJ4949212997

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49492 12997

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