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FORMER FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

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: FORMER FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1254933

Location

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

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: 458381

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48977 12241

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