FORMER NURSES' HOME

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254831
Date first listed:
17-Jun-1993
Statutory Address:
FORMER NURSES' HOME, ST MARY'S PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER NURSES' HOME, ST MARY'S PLACE

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Shrewsbury
National Grid Reference:
SJ 49377 12634

Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW ST MARY'S PLACE 653-1/11/584 (East side) 17/06/93 Former Nurses' Home

GV II

Former nurses' home, now disused. Dated 1910. Ruabon red brick with stone dressings and green slate roofs. 3 storeys and attic, with 4 storeys in outer bays. 9 unequal bays (2-4-1-2). Doorway in recessed 4-bay section: in pedimented architrave with Gibb's surround and bolection moulding over the pilasters inscribed "Nurses Home". Dated in cartouche below the pediment, 1910. Most windows are sashes with 6 panes over 2, with flat-arched gauged brick heads with stone keys. One oriel bay window at first floor in 4-bay range, carried on stone corbels and with balustraded parapet. Foundation stone below dated 1908. Tripartite windows with banded stone mullions in the central single bay, and Diocletian windows over in pedimented gable. Hipped roof over the advanced left hand bay, and pediment over right hand bay, also advanced. Mansard roof in central range. Stone quoins and string courses. Axial stacks with stone bands and arcaded decoration. Overhanging modillion eaves cornice.

Listing NGR: SJ4937712634

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458064
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 14 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/15395/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril Baldwin. Source Historic England Archive
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