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Abbey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7079 / 52°42'28"N

Longitude: -2.7417 / 2°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 349987

OS Northings: 312506

OS Grid: SJ499125

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2KQF

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.V6MD

Entry Name: Abbey House

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455057

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NE ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/12/57 (North side)
30/05/69 Abbey House

GV II*

House now in use as offices. c1720. Brick with plain tiled
roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range with wide central doorway with
paired part-glazed doors with margin lights in moulded
architrave with blind balustrade over entablature. Stone
canted bay window to right, 2 sash windows to the left. Upper
windows also 12-pane sashes with segmentally-arched heads with
keystones to ground and first floors, stone heads linking to
cornice in attic storey. Rubbed brick aprons to upper windows,
and moulded stone sills throughout. Stone angle quoins.
Rear elevation similarly detailed, with original wood
mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor, and 2 central
tall round-headed windows lighting the stairs. Gable end
stacks.
INTERIOR: wide central entrance hall with wall-panelling and
wide shallow dogleg staircase with twisted balusters, 3 to
each tread, and panelled tread-ends.


Listing NGR: SJ4998712506

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

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