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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1054359



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


District: Telford and Wrekin

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newport

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jun-1978

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255392

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HIGH STREET 1. 5362 (West Side) Central Block (Adams' Grammar School) (formerly listed as Grammar School) SJ 7419 SW 1/13 28.4.52. II* GV 2. 1656. Largely rebuilt and restored 1821. Ashlar central block: 2 storeys; divided by plain pilasters into 5 bays; 3 semi-circular headed windows; arcaded ground storey; formerly an open loggia, now has 5 glazed semi-circular headed doors leading into anti-chamber; parapet with inset balustrade at centre; tiled roof surmounted by cupola with clock face, the clock being original. Red brick side wings: 3 storeys; 3 sash windows; to each a restored or early C19 stuccoed pilaster doorcase with segmental pediment. Interior generally altered but left-hand wing (the Headmaster's House) contains good original staircase. The building is set back from street in grounds.

Listing NGR: SJ7433719146

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National Grid Reference: SJ 74337 19146


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