This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD 653-1/4/85 (West side (off)) 19/09/72 Stone statues set in Library, Shrewsbury School (Formerly Listed as: Stone statues of Philomathes and Polymathes set... in Shrewsbury School)
Statues of Philomathes and Polymathes set into gable wall of library. Early C17, resited. Sandstone. 2 figures in costume of the period in aedicule with shell niches between fluted Ionic pilasters. Greek inscriptions and obelisks and strapwork over. Underneath is the royal coat of arms and an inscription tablet recording: "His ego fundamen domitus quas, advena, cernis testificor refis me positum esse manu: nec tamen ipse aderat: vis cominus ignem tactu emicat in Jussum subsideoque locum. Adv non IVI anno. Scolae condite CCC LXIII".
Listing NGR: SJ4841312140
This is part of the Series: IOE\Taylor_Derek IOE Records for Taylor, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England
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
Sandstone, Tudor Statue, Elizabethan Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Stuart Sculpture, Jacobean Garden Ornament, Street Furniture