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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: 1254939



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: 19-Sep-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Nov-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458399

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SJ51SW WENLOCK ROAD 653-1/5/688 (West side) 19/09/72 Nos.1-4 The Armoury (Formerly Listed as: WENLOCK ROAD Group of houses at the Armoury)


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: SJ5089211497

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 50829 11680


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