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121-124 Abbey Foregate and garden walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7053 / 52°42'18"N

Longitude: -2.7342 / 2°44'3"W

OS Eastings: 350490

OS Northings: 312208

OS Grid: SJ504122

Mapcode National: GBR BK.2MJS

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Z85D

Plus Code: 9C4VP748+48

Entry Name: 121-124 Abbey Foregate and garden walls

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 454945

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 St Giles with Sutton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Nos.121-124 (Consecutive) and garden walls

(Formerly Listed as: ABBEY FOREGATE (North side) Nos.121-124 (Consecutive))


Terrace of four dwellings. c1820. Ashlar faced, with Welsh slate roof. Central six window range, two storeys and attic, flanked by two storey, four window range each side. Symmetrically planned, with doorways off-centre in flanking blocks, and outer doorways in central range. Six-panelled doors with traceried overlights in simple moulded architraves. Windows are twelve-pane sashes, with longer fifteen-pane sashes in outer first-floor windows of flanking blocks. Flat-arched heads incised in ashlar, and rectangular stuccoed heads in upper windows of left-hand block. Single wood blind canopy to one upper window of right-hand block. Moulded stone cornice and parapet, the attic storey of the central range rising above this, with six-pane sash windows. Axial stacks towards the rear.

SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: adjoining the houses, garden wall defines the front line of the plot and pathways giving access to each unit. Ashlar blocks as plinth, then pierced balustrading, with small domed caps on angle piers. Solid double curved block links with low stone walls each side of pathways. No.122 listed 30.5.69.

Listing NGR: SJ5049012208

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