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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1271372

Location

ABBEY HOUSE, ABBEY FOREGATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityShrewsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455057

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History

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Details

SHREWSBURY

SJ4912NE ABBEY FOREGATE 653-1/12/57 (North side) 30/05/69 Abbey House

GV II*

House now in use as offices. c1720. Brick with plain tiled roof. 3 storeys, 6-window range with wide central doorway with paired part-glazed doors with margin lights in moulded architrave with blind balustrade over entablature. Stone canted bay window to right, 2 sash windows to the left. Upper windows also 12-pane sashes with segmentally-arched heads with keystones to ground and first floors, stone heads linking to cornice in attic storey. Rubbed brick aprons to upper windows, and moulded stone sills throughout. Stone angle quoins. Rear elevation similarly detailed, with original wood mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor, and 2 central tall round-headed windows lighting the stairs. Gable end stacks. INTERIOR: wide central entrance hall with wall-panelling and wide shallow dogleg staircase with twisted balusters, 3 to each tread, and panelled tread-ends.

Listing NGR: SJ4998712506

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National Grid Reference: SJ 49987 12506

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