The Armoury

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254936
Date first listed:
27-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
The Armoury, Victoria Quary, Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury, SY1 1HH

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Location

Statutory Address:
The Armoury, Victoria Quary, Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury, SY1 1HH

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 48821 12697

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/07/2019

SJ 4812 NE 653-1/10/687

SHREWSBURY VICTORIA AVENUE (south side), VICTORIA QUAY The Armoury

(Formerly listed as Former Bakery, VICTORIA AVENUE, previously listed as Bakery)

27/01/94

GV II Former barracks, later rebuilt as a bakery and renovated in 1995 as a public house. 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 1922. Brick on stone plinth with Welsh slate roof.

Two storeys, ten 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 two window infill range links with two storey house or office block to right: two twelve-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.

Listing NGR: SJ4882112697

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458392
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 09 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/09269/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr James Leach. Source Historic England Archive
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