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Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, the Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7091 / 52°42'32"N

Longitude: -2.76 / 2°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 348750

OS Northings: 312649

OS Grid: SJ487126

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2F5K

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.K5YH

Entry Name: Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, the Priory

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458012

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4812NE ST AUSTIN'S FRIARS
653-1/10/532 (West side)
10/01/53 Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, The
Priory
(Formerly Listed as:
ST AUSTIN'S FRIARS
Nos.1, 2 AND 3
The Priory)

II

House now school. c1800 with various later modifications.
Brick with low pitched hipped Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys, 6-window range. North elevation has 3-window range
to right with tripartite sashes in high segmental arches
flanking 12-pane sash with flat-arched gauged brick head.
12-pane sash windows above. Large canted full-height bay to
left, with 12-pane sash windows with flat-arched gauged brick
heads, string course below upper windows. This section may
represent the original building, and to the left of this,
slightly projecting squared bay with tripartite sash windwos
on each floor, and stone string course over lower window is
probably a later addition. Left hand bay has tripartite sash
window with plain wood lintel to ground floor, 12-pane sash
window above. Lower 2-storeyed single-window range block to
right, possibly original service end.


Listing NGR: SJ4875012649

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

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