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Castle House School

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Telford and Wrekin

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Latitude: 52.7726 / 52°46'21"N

Longitude: -2.3802 / 2°22'48"W

OS Eastings: 374443

OS Northings: 319512

OS Grid: SJ744195

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.YJ9W

Mapcode Global: WH9CR.DKST

Entry Name: Castle House School

Listing Date: 29 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255353

Location: Newport, Telford and Wrekin, TF10

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: Newport

Built-Up Area: Newport (Telford and Wrekin) B

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Chetwynd St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Castle House School
SJ 7419 1/69
SJ 7419 3/69
Formerly known as Merevale. Late C18 with early C19 and modern alterations.
Irregular, and may originally have consisted of 3 separate houses. Red brick,
engraved stucco and painted stone; stone plinth; 2 storeys plus attic and
3 storeys; sash and casement windows with some inserted modern casements;
stuccoed wing on left-hand side has projecting splayed bay with sash window
in plain architrave with triple keyblock, a late C19 splayed bay window to
ground storey, a semi-circular tripartite window to 2nd storey and the whole
surmounted by shaped gable with scrolled cartouche and segmental pediment.
Brick wing to right has 2 slightly projecting bays, that at left with stone-coped
gable having re-used human head kneelers, also casement window in stuccoed
scrolled surround. Bay on right-hand side has window with early C19 'Y' glazing
bars and wood balcony with slat balusters, and shaped gable surmounted by
segmental pediment; modern doorway added on left and, to left again, a recessed
doorway flanked by half-round Tuscan pilasters, and door with good C19 coloured
glazing. Corbelled eaves; tiles.

Listing NGR: SJ7444319512

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

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