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Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newport, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7693 / 52°46'9"N

Longitude: -2.3818 / 2°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 374337

OS Northings: 319146

OS Grid: SJ743191

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.YPYP

Mapcode Global: WH9CR.DN1B

Entry Name: Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Last Amended: 29 June 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255392

Location: Newport, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Newport St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Central Block
(Adams' Grammar School)
(formerly listed as
Grammar School)
SJ 7419 SW 1/13 28.4.52.
1656. Largely rebuilt and restored 1821. Ashlar central block: 2 storeys;
divided by plain pilasters into 5 bays; 3 semi-circular headed windows; arcaded
ground storey; formerly an open loggia, now has 5 glazed semi-circular headed
doors leading into anti-chamber; parapet with inset balustrade at centre;
tiled roof surmounted by cupola with clock face, the clock being original.
Red brick side wings: 3 storeys; 3 sash windows; to each a restored or early
C19 stuccoed pilaster doorcase with segmental pediment. Interior generally
altered but left-hand wing (the Headmaster's House) contains good original
staircase. The building is set back from street in grounds.

Listing NGR: SJ7433719146

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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