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Central Block (Adams' Grammar School), Newport

Description: Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 255392

OS Grid Reference: SJ7433719146
OS Grid Coordinates: 374337, 319146
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7693, -2.3818

Location: 3 Beaumaris Road, Newport, Telford and Wrekin TF10 7BD

Locality: Newport
County: Telford and Wrekin
Country: England
Postcode: TF10 7BD

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Central Block
(Adams' Grammar School)
(formerly listed as
Grammar School)
SJ 7419 SW 1/13 28.4.52.
1656. Largely rebuilt and restored 1821. Ashlar central block: 2 storeys;
divided by plain pilasters into 5 bays; 3 semi-circular headed windows; arcaded
ground storey; formerly an open loggia, now has 5 glazed semi-circular headed
doors leading into anti-chamber; parapet with inset balustrade at centre;
tiled roof surmounted by cupola with clock face, the clock being original.
Red brick side wings: 3 storeys; 3 sash windows; to each a restored or early
C19 stuccoed pilaster doorcase with segmental pediment. Interior generally
altered but left-hand wing (the Headmaster's House) contains good original
staircase. The building is set back from street in grounds.

Listing NGR: SJ7433719146

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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