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121-124 Abbey Foregate and garden walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ5012SW ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/17/39 (North side)
10/01/53 Nos.121-124 (Consecutive)
and garden walls
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY FOREGATE
(North side)
Nos.121-124 (Consecutive))

GV II

Terrace of 4 dwellings. c1820. Ashlar faced, with Welsh slate
roof. Central 6-window range, 2 storeys and attic, flanked by
2-storey, 4-window range each side. Symmetrically planned,
with doorways off-centre in flanking blocks, and outer
doorways in central range. 6-panelled doors with traceried
overlights in simple moulded architraves. Windows are 12-pane
sashes, with longer 15-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
6-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

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

Description

SJ5012SW
653-1/17/39

SHREWSBURY
ABBEY FOREGATE (North side)
Nos.121-124 (Consecutive) and garden walls

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

10/01/53

GV
II
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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