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Latitude: 52.9042 / 52°54'15"N
Longitude: -2.4845 / 2°29'4"W
OS Eastings: 367510
OS Northings: 334197
OS Grid: SJ675341
Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P30F
Mapcode Global: WH9C3.T83D
Entry Name: The Butter Market
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055303
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260328
Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Market Drayton
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHESHIRE STREET
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
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