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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.


List entry Number: 1254936



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jan-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458392

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SJ4812NE VICTORIA AVENUE 653-1/10/687 (South side) 27/01/94 Bakery


Barracks, now bakery. Originally built 1806 as barracks by James Wyatt for Shrewsbury Armoury, on a site adjacent to London Road, and moved to this location and rebuilt as bakery c1920. Brick on stone plinth with Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 10 bays articulated by full-height pilasters, the outer bays advanced. Lower windows have round-arched fine gauged brick heads, flat-arched brick heads above. Lower windows of outer bays have flat-arched heads stepped to suggest voussoirs. Stone sills of upper windows from string course interrupted by pilasters. Overhanging eaves, the plain cornice continuing across gables as a pediment. Narrow 2-window infill range links with 2-storey house or office block to right: two 12-pane sash windows on each floor, the lower windows now blocked with flat-arched gauged brick heads. Stone plinth and continuous stone sill band to first-floor windows. Plain overhanging eaves to hipped roof with end wall stack. (Colvin H: A Dictionary of British Architects: London: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SJ4882112697

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 48821 12697


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