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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: 23 AND 23A, SWAN HILL

List entry Number: 1254911



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458328

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SJ4912SW SWAN HILL 653-1/15/631 (North West side) 19/09/72 Nos.23 AND 23A (Formerly Listed as: SWAN HILL (West side) Police station and Nos. 23 and 23A)


House and offices, formerly police station. 1893. Ashlar faced over brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, main block (No.23) a 5-window range, divided from No.23A by full-height carriage entry. Paired 2-pane sash windows with moulded architraves in slightly advanced outer bays. These bays have shallow segmental pediments over. Lower storey articulated by rusticated pilasters. Inserted double doors to left, and single off-centre original doorway. Foliate frieze over first floor, cornice and parapet with urns. High arch to left with mask keystone, and triple window over with Mannerist balustraded pilasters. No.23A is narrow 2-window range beyond the archway, entered from the side. Articulated by rusticated pilasters, with round-arched windows over. Square window with pedimented head above, and projecting sill forming balconette.

Listing NGR: SJ4901712413

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49017 12413


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