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Shrewsbury School, Moser's Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7016 / 52°42'5"N

Longitude: -2.7626 / 2°45'45"W

OS Eastings: 348566

OS Northings: 311820

OS Grid: SJ485118

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2SP6

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.JCP7

Entry Name: Shrewsbury School, Moser's Hall

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455076

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3

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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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD
653-1/4/81 (South East side)
Shrewsbury School, Moser's Hall

GV II

School house. 1884-6. By William White of Wimpole Street. Red
brick with brighter red brick dressings and plain tiled roofs
with cresting. 3 storeys, principal elevation to Greville Road
of 4 gables stepped down the slope and irregularly
fenestrated. Return elevation to Ashton Road of 3 bays.
Entrance to right of centre of Greville Road elevation, in
moulded brick archway beneath hipped roofed porch between 2
gables. Stairhall to right of doorway beneath stone coped
gable, lit by stone traceried window. Full height canted bay
window with wood mullioned and transomed lights in right-hand
gable. 2 gables beyond the stair hall, with 4-light mullioned
and transomed squared bay window to ground floor of right-hand
gable, 2-light mullioned and transomed windows above. The
gables are divided by a short range with 3 grouped
single-light windows on each floor. Stacks with star-shaped
shafts towards front of each gable.
Elevation to Ashton Road has entrance in porch to right, then
2 gables divided by a single-window range. Paired 2-light
windows to lower floor of each gable, 3 grouped single-light
windows to first floor and attic of right-hand gable, 4-light
mullioned and transomed window on each floor of left-hand
gable. Both have tile-hung apexes, and there is some diaper
work in the left-hand gable.
A carefully articulated and early essay in the Domestic
Revival Manner, both by one of the principal architects of the
Victorian period and also significant as part of a good group
of buildings commissioned by Shrewsbury School in the late
C19.


Listing NGR: SJ4856611819

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

Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD
653-1/4/81 (South East side)
Shrewsbury School, Moser's Hall

GV II

School house. 1884-6. By William White of Wimpole Street. Red
brick with brighter red brick dressings and plain tiled roofs
with cresting. 3 storeys, principal elevation to Greville Road
of 4 gables stepped down the slope and irregularly
fenestrated. Return elevation to Ashton Road of 3 bays.
Entrance to right of centre of Greville Road elevation, in
moulded brick archway beneath hipped roofed porch between 2
gables. Stairhall to right of doorway beneath stone coped
gable, lit by stone traceried window. Full height canted bay
window with wood mullioned and transomed lights in right-hand
gable. 2 gables beyond the stair hall, with 4-light mullioned
and transomed squared bay window to ground floor of right-hand
gable, 2-light mullioned and transomed windows above. The
gables are divided by a short range with 3 grouped
single-light windows on each floor. Stacks with star-shaped
shafts towards front of each gable.
Elevation to Ashton Road has entrance in porch to right, then
2 gables divided by a single-window range. Paired 2-light
windows to lower floor of each gable, 3 grouped single-light
windows to first floor and attic of right-hand gable, 4-light
mullioned and transomed window on each floor of left-hand
gable. Both have tile-hung apexes, and there is some diaper
work in the left-hand gable.
A carefully articulated and early essay in the Domestic
Revival Manner, both by one of the principal architects of the
Victorian period and also significant as part of a good group
of buildings commissioned by Shrewsbury School in the late
C19.


Listing NGR: SJ4856611819

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