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Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7049 / 52°42'17"N

Longitude: -2.7657 / 2°45'56"W

OS Eastings: 348357

OS Northings: 312191

OS Grid: SJ483121

Mapcode National: GBR BH.2RSL

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.H86P

Entry Name: Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246451

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455077

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
653-1/4/84 (North West side)
Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall

GV II

School house. 1911. By WA Forsyth. Brick with plain tiled
roof. Two-and-a-half storeys, 12-window range asymmetrically
planned. Simplified domestic Gothic style. Outer gabled wings
advanced and paired off-central gables.
Main entrance in return elevation of right-hand wing,
subsidiary entrance towards centre. Advanced half-hipped gable
to left, with tall wood mullioned and transomed window on each
floor. 2-light mullioned and transomed windows in narrow range
to left, and 3 tall dormers cut through the eaves line over.
Advanced paired gables beyond, with stressed angle pilasters
and mullioned and transomed windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights. Date
on leaded rainwater head.
Long range of 4 mullioned and transomed windows beyond, with 4
hipped dormer windows in the roof. Doorway in angle with
advanced gable, moulded stone architrave with lunette over.
Canted bay window with stone mullioned windows alongside. End
gable with full-height canted bay window with stone mullioned
and transomed windows and 3-light casement in gable apex
above. Main entrance in side of this gable, with
bolection-moulded architrave. Axial and end wall stacks, the
end wall stacks linked to the roof by tiled gablets.
A carefully articulated composition, exhibiting many of the
best characteristics of Edwardian Free Style and Domestic
Revival architecture.


Listing NGR: SJ4835712190

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

Description


SHREWSBURY

SJ41SE ASHTON ROAD
653-1/4/84 (North West side)
Shrewsbury School, Oldham's Hall

GV II

School house. 1911. By WA Forsyth. Brick with plain tiled
roof. Two-and-a-half storeys, 12-window range asymmetrically
planned. Simplified domestic Gothic style. Outer gabled wings
advanced and paired off-central gables.
Main entrance in return elevation of right-hand wing,
subsidiary entrance towards centre. Advanced half-hipped gable
to left, with tall wood mullioned and transomed window on each
floor. 2-light mullioned and transomed windows in narrow range
to left, and 3 tall dormers cut through the eaves line over.
Advanced paired gables beyond, with stressed angle pilasters
and mullioned and transomed windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights. Date
on leaded rainwater head.
Long range of 4 mullioned and transomed windows beyond, with 4
hipped dormer windows in the roof. Doorway in angle with
advanced gable, moulded stone architrave with lunette over.
Canted bay window with stone mullioned windows alongside. End
gable with full-height canted bay window with stone mullioned
and transomed windows and 3-light casement in gable apex
above. Main entrance in side of this gable, with
bolection-moulded architrave. Axial and end wall stacks, the
end wall stacks linked to the roof by tiled gablets.
A carefully articulated composition, exhibiting many of the
best characteristics of Edwardian Free Style and Domestic
Revival architecture.


Listing NGR: SJ4835712190

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