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THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

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: THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1254868

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, 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: 458181

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NW SCHOOL GARDENS 653-1/11/604 (West side) 10/01/53 The Old School House (Formerly Listed as: SCHOOL GARDENS Premises occupied by H Hardy Limited)

GV II

Formerly known as: British Railways (Western Region) Engineer's Office SCHOOL GARDENS. Offices, formerly part of school. C16, refronted c1818 in neo-Tudor style by E and JH Haycock, for the then headmaster, Dr Samuel Butler. Painted brick with plain tiled roof. 2 storeys, advanced gable and projecting wing to right. Doorway in angle with hoodmould over archway, and full-height canted bay to its left, with embattled parapet. Upper windows are round-arched mullions of 1 and 2 lights, with hoodmoulds. Projecting wing has single-light mullion to ground floor, 2-lights above. INTERIOR: traces of earlier building survive, including an early C17 staircase with bulbous splat balusters. (Colvin H: A Dictionary of British Architects: London: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SJ4934712798

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

National Grid Reference: SJ 49345 12793

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