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Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7019 / 52°42'6"N

Longitude: -2.7635 / 2°45'48"W

OS Eastings: 348502

OS Northings: 311855

OS Grid: SJ485118

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2SD1

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.JB7Z

Entry Name: Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271343

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455075

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
653-1/4/80 (North West side)
Shrewsbury School, Churchill's Hall

GV II

School house. c1882. William White of Wimpole Street. Brick
with plain tiled roofs. Domestic Gothic style, asymmetrically
planned. 2 parallel ranges of 2 storeys, with a 3-storey
2-window range block to right of centre, parallel rear ranges
and wings.
Entrance in advanced rear range of 2-storey block, in lean-to
porch carried on chamfered timber shafts. 2 full-height canted
bay windows with wood mullioned and transomed lights,
tile-hung aprons, and hipped roofs. Ground-floor canted bay
window beyond, with 3-light mullioned and transomed window
above beneath gable. Slightly advanced gable to right, with
3-light mullioned and transomed windows in each floor, and
tile-hung gable apex. Front wall, axial and gable end stacks
with star shaped shafts.
Taller block to right a 2-window range with 3-light mullioned
and transomed windows with shallow segmental heads, and
half-hipped dormers over attic windows. 2-storeyed 3-window
range beyond, with mullioned and transomed lower windows with
segmentally-arched brick heads, and dormer windows above. End
wall stacks with star-shaped shafts.
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: SJ4850211855

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