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FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL

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.

Name: FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1254770

Location

FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL, THE CHASE, RACECOURSE CRESCENT

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457910

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List entry Description

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Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/07/2017

SJ 51 SW, 653-1/5/794

SHREWSBURY, RACECOURSE CRESCENT (north-west side), Former Monkmoor School,

(Formerly listed as: Monkmore School)

17/10/95

II

Senior open-air school. 1928-30. Red brick and half-timbering with plain tile roof and tall brick stacks. Blue brick plinth. Single storey plus attic. Double courtyard plan with central assembly hall. Ground floor brick with herringbone nogging, upper floors timber-framed with plaster infill. Entrance front has recessed gabled centre with set-back ground floor with central foundation plaque flanked by single doors, upper floor with large 3-light glazing bar window supported on iron columns. Either side are projecting gabled pavilions each with an ashlar Tudor arched doorway and two glazing bar windows, in the upper gables each wing has a tripartite glazing bar window. Flanking classroom wings have open wooden arcade with set back full height glazing bar windows, upper floors have four tall dormer windows on each side with 2-light glazing bar casements. similar end pavilions have Tudor ashlar doorways with two glazing bar windows. Side wings have very tall through eaves dormer windows with gables and glazing bars. Inner courtyard facades have wooden arcades and full height glazing bar windows and gabled dormer windows above. Central Assembly Hall has four tall through eaves dormer windows with gables and glazing bars.

This open-air school is included as a good quality, well preserved example of its type.

Listing NGR: SJ5065812945

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National Grid Reference: SJ5065812945

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