Bellan House School with attached railings


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Bellan House School, 38, Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2ST


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Statutory Address:
Bellan House School, 38, Church Street, Oswestry, SY11 2ST

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 28905 29421


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/01/2020

SJ 2829 SE 15/46

OSWESTRY CP CHURCH STREET (west side), No. 38 (Bellan House School) with attached railings

(Formerly listed as No. 40 (Bellan House School) with attached railings)

GV II House, now school. Late C18 with later additions and alterations. Red brick on rendered stone plinth, graded slate roof partly concealed by eaves parapet, two brick ridge stacks to centre and internal end stacks to left and right. Three storeys over basement, moulded stone eaves cornice and painted cill and floor bands, latter with fluted decoration; 3:1:3 windows, outer with slightly projecting pediments and two-storey canted bays, glazing bar sashes and plate-glass sashes with gauged heads except to first- and second-floor centre which have segmental- pedimented head and moulded stone surround respectively; central entrance, stone Ionic doorcase with four demi-columns and projecting dentilled pediment supported on two similar columns has panelled door with vertical side lights, approached by flight of six steps. Attached wrought-iron railings on low stone wall have pointed finials and urn-capped standards, replaced by C19 railings to left of steps. Two-storey service ranges at right-angles to rear.

Listing NGR: SJ2889429433


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 224


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 14 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15392/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Slater. Source Historic England Archive
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