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Oldbury Wells School (West)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridgnorth, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.53 / 52°31'48"N

Longitude: -2.4287 / 2°25'43"W

OS Eastings: 371012

OS Northings: 292548

OS Grid: SO710925

Mapcode National: GBR BY.FQST

Mapcode Global: VH83H.VNDV

Entry Name: Oldbury Wells School (West)

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255102

Location: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bridgnorth

Built-Up Area: Bridgnorth

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bridgnorth

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list:-

BRIDGNORTH
BRIDGNORTH OLDBURY WELLS
SO 79 SW

823/1/10015 Oldbury Wells
School (West)

II

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

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