HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, OSWESTRY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307792
Date first listed:
10-Sep-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
15-May-1986
Statutory Address:
HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, OSWESTRY SCHOOL, UPPER BROOK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEADMASTER'S HOUSE, OSWESTRY SCHOOL, UPPER BROOK STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Oswestry
National Grid Reference:
SJ 28497 29249

Details

SJ 2829 SE OSWESTRY C.P. UPPER BROOK STREET and SJ 2829-2929 (north side)

15/104 and Headmaster's House, 12/104 Oswestry School (formerly listed as 10.9.51 Grammar School Headmaster's House) - II

House. Circa 1776 with later additions and alterations. Red brick, double-span slate roof with stone coping and flat top to right gable end, external end stack to left (rear gable) with another stack immediately in front of ridge to left of centre and axial valley stack to right. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic over basement,moulded stone eaves cornice and kneelers to corners; 4-window front, glazing bar sashes with gauged heads; central entrance, Roman Doric porch with 2 pairs of coupled columns and moulded entablature, late C19 half-glazed double doors. 5 windows to rear with central 3 forming pedimented break. Long late C18/early C19 2-storey range set back to left but late C19 and C20 additions to rear and left are not of special architectural interest. Oswestry Grammar School moved from its original location (q.v. under Nos. 1 to 3, Church Terrace) to its present site in 1776 and the headmaster's house was among the first buildings to be completed. B.O.E. p.223.

Listing NGR: SJ2849929255

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
255578
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 27 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/09184/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Wagg. Source Historic England Archive
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