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Oldbury Wells School (West), Bridgnorth

Description: Oldbury Wells School (West)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 255102

OS Grid Reference: SO7101292547
OS Grid Coordinates: 371012, 292547
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5300, -2.4287

Location: 31 Oldbury Wells, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 5JD

Locality: Bridgnorth
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV16 5JD

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-

SO 79 SW

823/1/10015 Oldbury Wells
School (West)


Secondary school, formerly secondary modern school for boys.
1958. Lyons, Israel and Ellis. Reinforced. concrete frame
with infill in brick, solid panels and glazing. Flat roof.
Two storeys. Main rectangular block of eleven bays with
smaller attached single storeyed kitchen projecting to the
east, of brick. Main block with expressed board-marked
concrete frame, standing proud of the facades. Bays six and
seven from south form the entrance, which is deeply recessed
behind the columns with a staircase projection, also well
behind the columns, to its right. Floor to ceiling glazing to
entrance hall. To left of entrance the concrete boiler house
chimney projects through the roof as an architectural feature,
and above the entrance the water tower also projects as an
architectural feature. Hall to left is of double-height, with
walls partly solid and partly of vertical strip windows.
Classrooms fully glazed with thick timber window mullions and
band at dado level.
Lyons, Israel, Ellis and Gray, ed A. Forsyth and D. Gray.

Listing NGR: SO7115892617

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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