THE BUTTER CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1289674
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1954
Statutory Address:
THE BUTTER CROSS, THE CROSS

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BUTTER CROSS, THE CROSS

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ludlow
National Grid Reference:
SO 51136 74657

Details

LUDLOW

SO5174 THE CROSS 825-1/1/475 The Butter Cross 15/04/54

GV I

Market Hall. c1746. By William Baker of Audlem. Ashlar; 2-storeys; 3-window range: central tripartite, 1/1: 3/3: 1/1 sash flanked by 3/3 sashes, all with shouldered architraves and corbelled stone sills; side pilasters to moulded frieze and cornice; balustraded parapet with ball ornaments; rectangular ashlar clock turret with moulded hood; surmounted by octagonal bell-cupola with weather vane. Pedimented tetra-style portico with Doric columns, to open arcade with shallow arch flanked by semi-circular arches, all with keyblocks and moulded architraves. Wing to left similar, but with plain parapet. King Street front has paired arches and sashes over. Rear of brick, over ashlar piers and arches. Bell from old St Leonards Church in Corve Street. INTERIOR: central window with fanlight glazed upper casement; moulded arches with keyblocks; string course. (Clifton-Taylor A: Six English Towns: 1978-: PP.163-165; Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire: 1958-: P.184).

Listing NGR: SO5112074654

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390111
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Clifton Taylor, A, Six English Towns, (1970), 163-165
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958)

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 Feb 2006
Reference: IOE01/15019/02
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