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County Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5956 / 52°35'44"N

Longitude: -2.5579 / 2°33'28"W

OS Eastings: 362308

OS Northings: 299907

OS Grid: SO623999

Mapcode National: GBR BS.9GZL

Mapcode Global: WH9DM.P05Y

Entry Name: County Library

Listing Date: 1 February 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254829

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Much Wenlock

Built-Up Area: Much Wenlock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Much Wenlock with Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

1.
1954 MUCH WENLOCK
HIGH STREET
(North Side)

County Library
SO 69 NW (SJ6200) 6/67

II GV


2.
Dated 1852. Formerly the Corn Hall and Agricultural Library. Squared
coursed rubble with ashlar dressings. Of 2 storeys, the lower an open
loggia with 4 Roman arches; ashlar quoins; 4 tall sash windows in rusticated
surrounds with small cornices; moulded band and eaves cornice; parapeted
and gables; tiles. Moulded stone cartouche with above date surmounting
an inscribed marble tablet dated 1887 in remembrance of William Penny
Brooks.
Nos 53 to 61 (consec), County Library and No 63 form a group


Listing NGR: SO6230699909

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