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7-12 THE ARMOURY

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: 7-12 THE ARMOURY

List entry Number: 1255094

Location

7-12 THE ARMOURY, WENLOCK ROAD

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: 19-Sep-1972

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458400

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

653-1/5/689 WENLOCK ROAD 19-SEP-72 (East side) 7-12 THE ARMOURY (Formerly listed as: WENLOCK ROAD GROUP OF HOUSES AT THE ARMOURY)

II

SHREWSBURY

SJ51SW WENLOCK ROAD 653-1/5/689 (East side) 19/09/72 No.7 The Armoury (Formerly Listed as: WENLOCK ROAD Group of houses at the Armoury)

GV II

Officer's house and workshops, now converted to 4 houses. c1806 with later C19 and C20 additions and alterations. For Shrewsbury Armoury. Brick and painted brick with Welsh slate roof. Entrance front: The former Officer's House, No 7 is at left and has 2 storeys. There is a 3-window range with central entrance. 12-pane sash windows to ground floor,with wide splayed heads. Central upper window blind. End wall stacks in hipped roof. Lower wing to the right originally workshops or stables of 5 symmetrical bays, now in separate occupation as houses and altered with cambered-headed C20 casements to both floors and a single-storey C20 porch to the centre of the ground floor. The armoury was built in 1806, and its architect was James Wyatt. (Colvin H: A Dictionary of British Architects: London: 1978-).

Listing NGR: SJ5067411974

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 50844 11648

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