THE PARADE SHOPPING CENTRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254655
Date first listed:
30-May-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
THE PARADE SHOPPING CENTRE, ST MARY'S PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PARADE SHOPPING CENTRE, ST MARY'S PLACE

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 49382 12570

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW ST MARY'S PLACE 653-1/11/585 (East side) 30/05/69 The Parade Shopping Centre (Formerly Listed as: ST MARY'S PLACE (East side) Royal Salop Infirmary)

GV II

Former infirmary, now in use as shopping arcade. 1826-30. By Edward Haycock (but attributed to Robert Smirke by Colvin). Ashlar faced. Greek Revival style. 3 storeys and attic, central range of 5 bays (2-1-5-1-3), alternately advanced and recessed. Outer bays have narrow 12-pane sash windows,and the next advanced bays have tripartite sashes with pedimented heads to ground floor, and stressed pilasters with recessed panels in parapet above cornice. Central recessed range of 5 bays has massive paired fluted Doric columns to pedimented portico with triglyph frieze. This contains glazed central door with side lights, and tripartite sash window above. 12-pane sash windows above the portico, and cornice over, with inscription reading: "Salop Infirmary established 1745. Supported by voluntary subscriptions and donations. Rebuilt 1830. E. Haycock Architect". Recessed mansard roof behind probably a C20 addition. Recessed each side of this main range are further blocks of 3 bays with arcaded entrance in the left-hand block, and central pedimented doorway in the right. The left-hand block links to a later addition of 1908-10, four storeys, 4-pane sash windows with angle pilasters and cornice. In the rear elevation, cast-iron balconies run between projecting bays on each floor.

Listing NGR: SJ4938012568

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
457682
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 08 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08322/12
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