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The Butter Market, Market Drayton

Description: The Butter Market

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260328

OS Grid Reference: SJ6751034197
OS Grid Coordinates: 367510, 334197
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9042, -2.4845

Location: Cheshire Street, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 1PF

Locality: Market Drayton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 1PF

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Listing Text


13/25 The Butter Market
Shown on O.S. map as Market Hall.
Small Market Hall. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar. Slate roof.
3 x 4 bays; equally-spaced side openings and narrow end openings flanking
wider central opening. Open sides with unfluted Doric coloumns standing
on raised stone platform. Triangular-pedimented gable ends, that to
north-west has superscribed date with carved corbels above.
Central square wooden bellcote with pyramidal slate
cap (minus finial) and pair of copper fire bells. Interior: 4-
bay roof with king-post trusses. Five of the stone columns are replacements,
taken from an old house and reused in the butter market c.1972. Market
Drayton Civic Society, A Town Trail (1982).

Listing NGR: SJ6751034197

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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