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7, COLLEGE PRECINCTS

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: 7, COLLEGE PRECINCTS

List entry Number: 1063838

Location

7, COLLEGE PRECINCTS

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: 22-May-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488670

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8554SW COLLEGE PRECINCTS 620-1/20/178 (East side) 22/05/54 No.7

GV II

House, now offices. Early C18 with later additions and alterations. L-plan with entrance hall to left and stairwell between front and rear rooms. Pinkish-brown brick in Flemish bond with purple brick plinth, flat arches of gauged dark red brick and ashlar sills, timber keystones and architrave; plain tile roof; 2 right end brick stacks with pots; some timber-framing to upper floors. 3 storeys with attic, 4 first-floor windows. Plinth. 3-course first- and second-floor bands, that to first floor interrupted by doorcase. 2/2 horned sashes to ground and first floors, 6/6 sashes to second floor, all in flush frames and with flat arches of gauged brick, keystones with raised and fielded panel and sills. Wide moulded cornice. Left entrance, of late C18: 6-flush-panel door with decorative panels, fluted frieze and fanlight with ornate glazing bars; Pilastered doorcase has lozenge motif and open dentil cornice. 3-course first- and second-floor bands. INTERIOR: openwell staircase to full height with wreathed handrail, turned balusters, 2 per tread; skylight over. Ground floor: front room has marble fireplace with shelf on corbels. Attic has 2-raised-and-fielded-panel door and some exposed timbers. Further staircase to roof space has stick balusters. Roof space has wide floorboards and square panels of timber-framing to gable end. Roof has 1 level of purlins and rafters, some renewed, with bracing. All the listed buildings in College Precinct (qqv) form a good group and part of the setting for Worcester Cathedral (qv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner: N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 316).



Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 316

National Grid Reference: SO 85096 54489

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