CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 30621 - Welshpool, Berriew St `National School'
Listed Building 7760 (II )

NGR :- SJ2252907296 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - School (Building - Destroyed )

Listed building. Delisted 1997.

Built 1821 of Welshpool stone, single storey with two simple pedimented wings enclosing small yard. Low slate roof. Red brick extension built after 1870 now only survives (Anthony, C R, 1995, 175).

The school closed in 1967 (Frost, P, 1998).

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Dated 1821. One storey. Coursed, squared rubble. Irregular rear range but 2 matching advanced wings with deep bracketed eaves rising to form pediments on gables in Tuscan manner. Mainly fixed windows of small panes in heavy chamfered surrounds with

Sources:-
Anthony, C R , 1995 , "Penson's Progress: the work of a nineteenth-century county surveyor ", The Montgomeryshire Collections 83 , 175 .
Brown, R L , 1999 , "Welshpool's Schools in the Victorian Era ", Sayce Papers 5 , .
Cadw , 1981 , Powys: List No. 16 (Welshpool) , 13
Cadw list , 1997 , 7760 delisted , Delisted
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,
Frost, P , 1998 , Berriew Road, Welshpool, desk top assessment and survey , CAP report 66 .
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .

Events:-
Assessment CAP / 1998(/ /) -
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 31/12/89 CM89 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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