Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall

25 Jul 2002
Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall, Ashton Road, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury And Atcham, Shropshire, SY3 7AX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD 653-1/4/84 (North West side) Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall


School house. 1911. By WA Forsyth. Brick with plain tiled roof. Two-and-a-half storeys, 12-window range asymmetrically planned. Simplified domestic Gothic style. Outer gabled wings advanced and paired off-central gables. Main entrance in return elevation of right-hand wing, subsidiary entrance towards centre. Advanced half-hipped gable to left, with tall wood mullioned and transomed window on each floor. 2-light mullioned and transomed windows in narrow range to left, and 3 tall dormers cut through the eaves line over. Advanced paired gables beyond, with stressed angle pilasters and mullioned and transomed windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights. Date on leaded rainwater head. Long range of 4 mullioned and transomed windows beyond, with 4 hipped dormer windows in the roof. Doorway in angle with advanced gable, moulded stone architrave with lunette over. Canted bay window with stone mullioned windows alongside. End gable with full-height canted bay window with stone mullioned and transomed windows and 3-light casement in gable apex above. Main entrance in side of this gable, with bolection-moulded architrave. Axial and end wall stacks, the end wall stacks linked to the roof by tiled gablets. A carefully articulated composition, exhibiting many of the best characteristics of Edwardian Free Style and Domestic Revival architecture.

Listing NGR: SJ4834412207


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2002 IOE Records taken by Derek Taylor; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© 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


Brick, Tile, 20th Century School House, Education, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage