History in Structure

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

Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newport, Telford and Wrekin

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 52.7693 / 52°46'9"N

Longitude: -2.3818 / 2°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 374337

OS Northings: 319146

OS Grid: SJ743191

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.YPYP

Mapcode Global: WH9CR.DN1B

Entry Name: Central Block (Adams' Grammar School)

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Last Amended: 29 June 1978

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255392

Location: Newport, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Newport St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in

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

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.