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Latitude: 52.7034 / 52°42'12"N
Longitude: -2.7616 / 2°45'41"W
OS Eastings: 348635
OS Northings: 312018
OS Grid: SJ486120
Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2LT4
Mapcode Global: WH8BT.K95V
Plus Code: 9C4VP63Q+99
Entry Name: Shrewsbury School, School House
Listing Date: 17 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271348
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455079
Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3
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
SJ4812SE ASHTON ROAD
653-1/14/88 (West side (off))
Shrewsbury School, School House
School house. c1882. Purpose built by Sir Arthur Blomfield.
Brick with hipped Welsh slate roof. Brick with terracotta
dressings and hipped plain tiled roof. Queen Anne style.
Main range of 3 storeys and attic, 10-window range, 3-4-3, the
outer sections advanced. Central entrance within projecting
porch with fluted pilasters and wood balustrading over. Paired
doors with traceried fanlight. Tripartite windows over door
with entablature and scrolled pediments over. Ornamental
glazing in the central window. 20-pane sash windows with
entablatures and continuous sill bands. Similar windows in
upper storey. Outer sections have tripartite windows on each
floor, also with entablatures, and scrolled pediments over
first floor. Ornamental glazing in French doors to right.
Coved cornice to projecting roof with fluted axial stacks.
Hipped roofed dormer windows within the roof. 4-storey rear
range linked by wing to main block and employing similar
Part of a group of buildings commissioned by Shrewsbury
School, this is also of significance as an early example of
the Neo-Georgian style.
Listing NGR: SJ4863512018
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