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55 AND 57, BROMWICH ROAD

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: 55 AND 57, BROMWICH ROAD

List entry Number: 1063790

Location

55 AND 57, BROMWICH ROAD

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488623

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8454SW BROMWICH ROAD 620-1/19/140 Nos.55 AND 57 05/504/71

II

House, now 2 houses. 1810 with later additions and alterations including division into two houses c1886-1926. MATERIALS: Stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, rear and right stuccoed stacks with cornices and pots. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic, 5 first floor windows, range to rear at right. Stucco details include first floor sill band surmounted by wide Doric pilasters to ends and between windows and crowning entablature. Ground floor has wide, tall round arched recesses with tooled surrounds to windows. 6/6 sashes throughout in plain reveals, and with sills to ground floor. Central tetrastyle Doric porch with entablature, entrance 6-panel part-glazed door with fanlight with circle and teardrop motif and tooled architrave. Attic rooflight. Left return has conservatory set back with lattice and gothic traceried glazing bars, 6/6 and 8/8 sashes where original. Right return has plain and 6/6 sashes, all with blind boxes. Rear has staircase window 6/6 sash with radial glazing to head. INTERIOR: retains original joinery and plasterwork including boxed beams. 6-panel doors with fluted architraves, some with foliate motif to corners, and panelled reveals. Openwell staircase with stick balusters and carved tread ends. Greek key motif to dado rail. Embellished cornices have honeysuckle motif and modillions; coving to front room has acanthus and acorns with honeysuckle and leaf ceiling frieze. Regency fireplaces. HISTORICAL NOTE: was the Bishop of Worcester's guest house and later a school. Shown as a single house on 1886 O.S. Map, subdivided on 1926 O.S. Map. (Ordnance Survey Map: 1886-; Ordnance Survey Map: 1926-).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84295 54119

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