FORMER FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254933
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Nov-1995
Statutory Address:
FORMER FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, TOWN WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, TOWN WALLS

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 48977 12241

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4812SE TOWN WALLS 653-1/14/679 (South side) 10/01/53 Former First Church of Christ Scientist and attached railings (Formerly Listed as: TOWN WALLS (South side) The First Church of Christ Scientist)

GV II

Church, originally Methodist chapel and now in use as library. Dated 1834. Stucco over brick with low pitched roof not visible. High single storey, 5-window range. Facade articulated into bays by Corinthian pilasters. 2 doorways with fluted Doric pilasters and high pedimented heads flanked by round-arched windows with Doric pilasters set in round-arched recesses. High parapet with shallow central pediment and acroteria at each end. Cast-iron railings to basement area with urn finials. The chapel was first built for the Methodist New Connection.

Listing NGR: SJ4897712241

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458381
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: 25 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/13908/15
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