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Latitude: 52.707 / 52°42'25"N
Longitude: -2.7449 / 2°44'41"W
OS Eastings: 349768
OS Northings: 312410
OS Grid: SJ497124
Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2JYB
Mapcode Global: WH8BT.T732
Plus Code: 9C4VP744+R2
Entry Name: Abbey Guest House, Remains
Listing Date: 30 May 1969
Last Amended: 17 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246394
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455056
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2
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
SJ4912SE ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/16/76 (South side)
30/05/69 Abbey Guest House, remains
(Formerly Listed as:
Remains of Ancient Abbey Guesthouse
& Mill in Messrs B Edwards' Timber
Guest house or gate house of Shrewsbury Abbey, later used as
part of timber yard. Late C13. Coursed and squared red
sandstone extended in brick with plain tiled roof. 2 storeys,
3-bay plan, with 2 gable walls and part of side walls of
original structure surviving. Gable walls each have remains of
chamfered arched window. North elevation largely as rebuilt to
serve wood yard, with inserted double doors and workshop
windows on each floor, and loading door at upper level.
Lower added wing projecting from this elevation is built
against the single surviving wall of another abbey structure.
This is a continuation of the west wall of the main building,
buttressed, and with traces of the springing for a vaulted
ceiling towards the west. This west wall may incorporate an
earlier precinct wall, and may represent an original
(West Midlands Archaeology: Baker N).
Listing NGR: SJ4976412409
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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