History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Shrewsbury School, Rigg's Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C4VP62Q+X5

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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


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


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

Listing NGR: SJ4860211917

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.