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St Winefride's Convent (Part)

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7063 / 52°42'22"N

Longitude: -2.754 / 2°45'14"W

OS Eastings: 349153

OS Northings: 312334

OS Grid: SJ491123

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2GPX

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.N7SM

Plus Code: 9C4VP64W+GC

Entry Name: St Winefride's Convent (Part)

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456153

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


653-1/15/211 (South West side)
10/01/53 Nos.1 AND 2
St Winefride's Convent (part)
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
Newill House)


Formerly known as: No.3 COLLEGE COURT.
Two houses, now convent. Mid C18, with early C19 additions,
possible earlier timber-framed core in one range. Brick with
Welsh slate roofs.
No.1 forms principal building: mid C18, two-storeyed, with
attics. 3 bays, with additional gabled bay to right. Central
doorway, an 8-panelled door in Gibbs surround with pediment,
flanked by 4-pane sash windows with cambered arched heads.
Similar doorcase and arrangement of facade on rear elevation
also. 12-pane sash windows with cambered heads on each floor
in gabled range to right. Gable end stacks.
Running at right angles to this, a cross range apparently
mid-late C18, possibly incorporating an earlier structure
(some coursed stonework in wall to St Chad's Churchyard).
2-storeyed, 3-window range to courtyard, with 4-panelled
doorway to left and 4-pane sash windows.
Added to north in early C19, and once in separate occupation,
a 2-storeyed, 3-window range with central pedimented bay
advanced, with blocked central door flanked by narrow 8-pane
sash windows, and 12-pane sashes in the outer bays, all with
flat-arched gauged brick heads. Plain overhanging eaves.
INTERIOR: No.1 has original staircase with moulded tread ends
and turned balusters inside.

Listing NGR: SJ4915312334

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