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Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, The Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7091 / 52°42'32"N

Longitude: -2.76 / 2°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 348750

OS Northings: 312649

OS Grid: SJ487126

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2F5K

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.K5YH

Plus Code: 9C4VP65R+J2

Entry Name: Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, The Priory

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458012

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description

SJ 4812 NE
653-1/10/532

SHREWSBURY
ST AUSTIN'S FRIARS (west side),
Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, The Priory

(Formerly Listed as: ST AUSTIN'S FRIARS Nos.1, 2 AND 3 The Priory)

10/01/53

II
House now school, c1800 with various later modifications. Brick with low pitched hipped Welsh slate roof. Two storeys, six-window range. North elevation has three-window range to right with tripartite sashes in high segmental arches flanking twelve-pane sash with flat-arched gauged brick head. Twelve-pane sash windows above. Large canted full-height bay to left, with twelve-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads, string course below upper windows. This section may represent the original building, and to the left of this, slightly projecting squared bay with tripartite sash windows on each floor, and stone string course over lower window is probably a later addition. Left hand bay has tripartite sash window with plain wood lintel to ground floor, twelve-pane sash window above. Lower two-storeyed single-window range block to right, possibly original service end.

Listing NGR: SJ4875012649

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