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52 and 53 Abbey Foregate and area walls and railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7073 / 52°42'26"N

Longitude: -2.7414 / 2°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 350001

OS Northings: 312433

OS Grid: SJ500124

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2KRR

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.V6QW

Entry Name: 52 and 53 Abbey Foregate and area walls and railings

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454658

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SW ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/17/18 (North side)
19/09/72 Nos.52 AND 53
and area walls and railings

GV II

Pair of houses. Mid C19. Brick with Welsh slate roof. 2
storeys with attic dormers raised over basement. 3-window
range. 2-window range to right, with wide coped gable and
central doorways up steps. Left-hand door with chamfered
lattice work panelling and part-glazing in 2-centred archway.
Right-hand 8-panelled door in 3-centred archway. Projecting
sash windows with wood mullions and transoms to each side.
Blind window over door, sash with mullion and transom to
right, and canted oriel window to the left. 4-pane sashes to
attic.
Additional narrower range to left with wide canted bay window
to ground floor and basement, sash window with wood mullion
and transom above, and small dormer in the roof. Gable and
axial stacks.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings and stone piers to
steps and basement area, and massive coursed and squared stone
blocks to area wall.


Listing NGR: SJ5000412432

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

Description


SJ 5012 SW
653-1/17/18

SHREWSBURY
ABBEY FOREGATE (north side),
Nos. 52 and 53 and area walls and railings

19/09/72

GV

II
Pair of houses. Mid C19. Brick with Welsh slate roof. Two storeys with attic dormers raised over basement. Three window range. Two window range to right, with wide coped gable and central doorways up steps. Left-hand door with chamfered lattice work panelling and part-glazing in two-centred archway. Right-hand eight-panelled door in three-centred archway. Projecting sash windows with wood mullions and transoms to each side. Blind window over door, sash with mullion and transom to right, and canted oriel window to the left. Four-pane sashes to attic.

Additional narrower range to left with wide canted bay window to ground floor and basement, sash window with wood mullion and transom above, and small dormer in the roof. Gable and axial stacks.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings and stone piers to steps and basement area, and massive coursed and squared stone blocks to area wall.

Listing NGR: SJ5000412432

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