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Latitude: 52.8593 / 52°51'33"N
Longitude: -3.0553 / 3°3'18"W
OS Eastings: 329045
OS Northings: 329610
OS Grid: SJ290296
Mapcode National: GBR 73.RVQR
Mapcode Global: WH89X.1DDB
Entry Name: 6, THE CROSS (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 10 September 1951
Last Amended: 15 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054298
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255535
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Oswestry
Built-Up Area: Croesowallt
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Oswestry St Oswald King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. THE CROSS (north-west
14/64 Nos. 4 and 6
10.9.51 (No 6 only)
Bank, now building society. 1905-6 by Shayler and Ridge. Sandstone
ashlar, machine tile roof with coped verges to gables. Jacobean style.
3 storeys; 3-light mullion windows with segmental centre lights to
second floor, prominent oriels to first floor also of 3 lights have
moulded cornices and grotesque faces and floral decoration to undersides,
similar 3-light windows to ground floor have pilastered surrounds with
figural decoration to capitals; 3 shaped gables with miniature scrolled
pediments and round angle turret to right, this has Renaissance-style
ornamentation to top and bronze-capped dome with pointed finial;
original entrance (now infilled) below with scalloped bracketed
hood, present entrance to left inserted in window with late C20 panelled
doors; 3 downpipes to front. Included as a well detailed example in
a prominent situtation. B.O.E. p. 224.
Listing NGR: SJ2905129614
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