NUMBERS 1-4, THE ARMOURY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254939
Date first listed:
19-Sep-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1-4 THE ARMOURY, WENLOCK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1-4 THE ARMOURY, WENLOCK ROAD

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 50829 11680

Details

SJ51SW 653-1/5/688 19/09/72

SHREWSBURY WENLOCK ROAD (West side) Nos.1-4 The Armoury (Formerly Listed as: WENLOCK ROAD Group of houses at the Armoury)

II

Officer's house and workshops, now house and 3 cottages. c1806. For Shrewsbury Armoury. Brick with Welsh slate roofs. House of 2 storeys. 3-window range with central entrance. 6-panelled door in moulded architrave with triglyph frieze, flanked by 8-pane sash windows with wide splayed heads, Central upper window blind, flanked by 4-pane sashes. Continuous sill band to first floor. Plain stuccoed eaves band. Hipped roof. Cottages formerly workshops or stables and extensively altered. Lower 2 storeys, each a single-window range with doorways inserted into wide original openings with segmentally-arched heads. The armoury was built in 1806, and its architect was James Wyatt. (Colvin H: A Dictionary of British Architects: London: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SJ5082911680

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458399
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.

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