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Shrewsbury School, Rigg's Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7025 / 52°42'8"N

Longitude: -2.7621 / 2°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 348602

OS Northings: 311917

OS Grid: SJ486119

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2SSR

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.JBYK

Entry Name: Shrewsbury School, Rigg's Hall

Listing Date: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455078

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
653-1/4/82 (North West side)
Shrewsbury School, Rigg's Hall

GV II

School house, c1882-4. William White of Wimpole Street. Simple
domestic Gothic style. Brick with plain tiled roofs with ridge
cresting. 2 and 3 storeys, with parallel rear range and rear
wings. Irregularly fenestrated. Entrance to left in angle with
advanced rear range, in lean-to porch carried on raking timber
struts. 2-storeyed 4-window range beyond, with full-height
canted bay windows with hipped tiled roofs, tiled aprons and
mullioned and transomed lights. Front and end wall stacks with
star shaped flues. 3-storey 2-window range advanced beyond,
with wood mullioned and transomed windows, with brick arched
heads to ground and first floor, hipped dormers in attic
storey. End wall stacks.
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: SJ4860211917

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