OLDBURY WELLS SCHOOL (WEST)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254447
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
OLDBURY WELLS SCHOOL (WEST)

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLDBURY WELLS SCHOOL (WEST)

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bridgnorth
National Grid Reference:
SO 71012 92547

Details

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-

BRIDGNORTH BRIDGNORTH OLDBURY WELLS SO 79 SW

823/1/10015 Oldbury Wells School (West)

II

Secondary school, formerly secondary modern school for boys. 1958. Lyons, Israel and Ellis. Reinforced. concrete frame with infill in brick, solid panels and glazing. Flat roof. Two storeys. Main rectangular block of eleven bays with smaller attached single storeyed kitchen projecting to the east, of brick. Main block with expressed board-marked concrete frame, standing proud of the facades. Bays six and seven from south form the entrance, which is deeply recessed behind the columns with a staircase projection, also well behind the columns, to its right. Floor to ceiling glazing to entrance hall. To left of entrance the concrete boiler house chimney projects through the roof as an architectural feature, and above the entrance the water tower also projects as an architectural feature. Hall to left is of double-height, with walls partly solid and partly of vertical strip windows. Classrooms fully glazed with thick timber window mullions and band at dado level. Lyons, Israel, Ellis and Gray, ed A. Forsyth and D. Gray.

Listing NGR: SO7115892617

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
255102
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Forsyth, A, Gray, D, Lyons, Israel, Ellis and Gray

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/12831/19
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