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Old School House and Prudence Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6917 / 52°41'30"N

Longitude: -2.7623 / 2°45'44"W

OS Eastings: 348576

OS Northings: 310718

OS Grid: SJ485107

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.3DNC

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.JLVV

Plus Code: 9C4VM6RQ+M3

Entry Name: Old School House and Prudence Cottage

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458390

Also known as: 1 and 2, School Cottages, Vicarage Road

ID on this website: 101270531

Location: Meole Brace, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Meole Brace Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/4/764 (West side)
19/09/72 Old School House and Prudence
(Formerly Listed as:
Old School House and Nos.1 and 2
School Cottages)


Pair of cottages. Part dated 1683 but unreliable as evidence
as re-cut or re-sited. Most of the structure is C18 with later
alterations. Brick with plain tiled hipped roof. 2 storeys and
single-storey and attic. Old School House has doorway to left
and projecting canted bay window with continuous lean-to porch
roof over. Casement windows above of 2 and 3 lights. Nogged
string course continues into Prudence Cottage, which has
central door in gabled porch with 2-light casement windows
each side of it and 2 gabled dormers above. Nogged string
course is cut by porch and there is a possible blocked door to
the left. Right-hand bay is a separate build, and has
dentilled eaves cornice. Renewed datestone with initials I
over RE.

Listing NGR: SJ4857610718

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