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Windsor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7091 / 52°42'32"N

Longitude: -2.7511 / 2°45'3"W

OS Eastings: 349350

OS Northings: 312643

OS Grid: SJ493126

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2HD4

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q54H

Entry Name: Windsor House

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458405

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

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


653-1/11/696 (South West side)
10/01/53 Windsor House


House now offices. Late C18. Brick with Welsh slate and plain
tiled roofs.
Main range of 3 storeys and 5-window range with central door
in Ionic case with fluted pilasters. Flush-framed 12-pane sash
windows with flat-arched gauged brick heads with stressed
brick keys. Parapet with narrow stone cornice. Curved coped
gable walls. To the left, a further range is a separate and
later construction: long front wall with a single 12-pane sash
window on each floor, and curved gable end with 12-pane sashes
with flat-arched stuccoed heads.
INTERIOR: an almost complete late C18 interior, with central
staircase with alternately turned and twisted balusters, swept
moulded rail, carved tread ends and dado panelling. Principal
rooms all have complete wall panelling, with Corinthian
pilasters in one lower room, and ornate panelling over doors
and marble fireplaces in upper rooms. Upper right-hand room
panelled with Corinthian pilasters and heavy cornice, enriched
in marquetry and said to be wych-elm.

Listing NGR: SJ4934412652

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

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