The Old Hall (Preparatory School)


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The Old Hall (Preparatory School), Holyhead Road


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Statutory Address:
The Old Hall (Preparatory School), Holyhead Road

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

Telford and Wrekin (Unitary Authority)
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SJ 61 SE 28/577

WELLINGTON HOLYHEAD ROAD, The Old Hall (Preparatory School)

II Circa C16 timber-framed range with vertical close-set studding and tiled roof with gabled ends. Two storeys. Two window range. C19 three-light casements some with hexagonal panes. Brick end stacks.

C18 rendered brick crossing to left (east) with parapet gable end with mullion/transom casements in segmental arched openings. At the rear (south east) of this wing is timber-framed , C17 or earlier, roughcast with C19 casements with hexagonal panes. To right (west) of the main range a C19 extension with close-set studding, possibly rebuild of earlier building for there are two carved concrete brackets at the eaves. One storey and attic, three window range, casements with hexagonal panes, attic windows at eaves level with half-hipped gables. Extended at west end roughcast with gothic window in gable.

Plaque reads "Built in 1480 by Edward Forester.Used as a school since the early 1800s".

Listing NGR: SJ6565210989


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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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Date: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05319/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Matthew Murray. Source Historic England Archive
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