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SCHOOL CHAMBERS

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: SCHOOL CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1254845

Location

SCHOOL CHAMBERS, 3A AND 4, SCHOOL GARDENS

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: 10-Jan-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1995

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458179

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW SCHOOL GARDENS 653-1/11/602 (West side) 10/01/53 Nos.3A AND 4 School Chambers (Formerly Listed as: SCHOOL GARDENS (North West side) No.3A Dugdale's Antique Shop) (Formerly Listed as: SCHOOL GARDENS (North West side) Premises occupied by Henn Vale & Sons (Quantity Surveyors))

GV II

Shop, formerly dwelling. c1600, with additions of c1900. Timber-framed with plain tiled roof, extended in brick with mock timbering. 3 parallel ranges with gables facing street, the original structure to the centre. Original structure framed in small square panels with enriched quatrefoil decoration, billet moulded cross beam, and close studding with quatrefoil panels in gable apex. Inserted C20 shop front to ground floor, and 3-light casement window above. Fluted brick axial stack. This range now flanked by 2 additional gabled ranges, with inserted shop fronts to ground floor, and mock timbering above. Rear range at right angles to the original building probably added in early C18. Painted brick with plain tiled roof. Doorway with overlight to left, and three 12-pane sashes to ground floor and 12-pane sashes above. Deep modillion eaves cornice to overhanging roof. Curved coping to gable, with end wall stack. INTERIOR to this section contains fine early C18 open-well staircase with turned balusters and closed string and ground-floor room to right has fielded panelling. Single bay addition to this range, possibly early C19 with 12-pane sash in each floor.

Listing NGR: SJ4934112755

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49340 12755

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