SJ4912 : East side of Grade I listed Castle Gates Library, Shrewsbury

taken 4 years ago, near to Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Great Britain

East side of Grade I listed Castle Gates Library, Shrewsbury
East side of Grade I listed Castle Gates Library, Shrewsbury
A plaque LinkExternal link records that the library was founded by Edward VI in 1552. Shrewsbury School occupied this site until 1882. The stone buildings were built 1594-1630. Sir Philip Sidney, Judge Jeffreys and Charles Darwin were educated here. Reopened as a library in 1983 after a complete renovation.
Grade I listing, the highest category, was awarded in 1953.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4937 1280 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.6289N 2:45.0508W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4939 1278
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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