REMAINS OF ANCIENT SANDSTONE WALL ABUTTING NO 6 ON WEST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063831

Date first listed: 05-Apr-1971

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF ANCIENT SANDSTONE WALL ABUTTING NO 6 ON WEST, COLLEGE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address: REMAINS OF ANCIENT SANDSTONE WALL ABUTTING NO 6 ON WEST, COLLEGE GREEN

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 84988 54387

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO85SW COLLEGE GREEN 620-1/3/172 (South side) 05/04/71 Remains of ancient sandstone wall abutting No.6 on west

GV II

Remains of wall, probably part of monastic building rather than a defensive structure. Considered to be C13 with several later phases of stone replacement and repairs in brickwork including C20 concrete lintels to low-level openings and plain clay weather capping. Mainly constructed of red sandstone. PLAN: Straight section of wall running approx. north to south. Present exposed elevation (west) was originally the internal face of the wall. Masonry is rough-dressed with a punch finish and laid to courses. Approx. 9m. long by 4,5m. high by 0.8m. thick. Four former window openings at first-floor level, 2 at ground level aligned with the pair above. Information ref. date and probable origins courtesy of Mr. Chris Guy, archaeologist to Worcester Cathedral. (Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society: Carver M O H (Editor): Medieval Worcester - An Archaeological Framework: Worcester: 1980-: PP55-58 & P298).



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Legacy System number: 488664

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Sources

Books and journals
Carver, M O H, 'Transactions of the Worcestershire Archaeological Society' in Medieval Worcester - An Archaeological Framework, (1980), 55-58, 298

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