FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1254770

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1995

Statutory Address: FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL, THE CHASE, RACECOURSE CRESCENT

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER MONKMOOR SCHOOL, THE CHASE, RACECOURSE CRESCENT

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Grid Reference: SJ5065812945

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Details

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 457910

Legacy System: LBS

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