Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall

Date:
25 Jul 2002
Location:
Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall, Ashton Road, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY3 7AT
Reference:
IOE01/07680/17
Type:
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD 653-1/4/80 (North West side) Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall

GV II

School house. c1882. William White of Wimpole Street. Brick with plain tiled roofs. Domestic Gothic style, asymmetrically planned. 2 parallel ranges of 2 storeys, with a 3-storey 2-window range block to right of centre, parallel rear ranges and wings. Entrance in advanced rear range of 2-storey block, in lean-to porch carried on chamfered timber shafts. 2 full-height canted bay windows with wood mullioned and transomed lights, tile-hung aprons, and hipped roofs. Ground-floor canted bay window beyond, with 3-light mullioned and transomed window above beneath gable. Slightly advanced gable to right, with 3-light mullioned and transomed windows in each floor, and tile-hung gable apex. Front wall, axial and gable end stacks with star shaped shafts. Taller block to right a 2-window range with 3-light mullioned and transomed windows with shallow segmental heads, and half-hipped dormers over attic windows. 2-storeyed 3-window range beyond, with mullioned and transomed lower windows with segmentally-arched brick heads, and dormer windows above. End wall stacks with star-shaped shafts. A carefully articulated and early essay in the Domestic Revival Manner, both by one of the principal architects of the Victorian period and also significant as part of a good group of buildings commissioned by Shrewsbury School in the late C19.

Listing NGR: SJ4851711863

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Taylor_Derek IOE Records for Taylor, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Derek Taylor. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Taylor, Derek

Rights Holder: Taylor, Derek

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Victorian School House, Education