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ROTHESAY HOUSE AND ROTHESAY LODGE WITH ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS

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: ROTHESAY HOUSE AND ROTHESAY LODGE WITH ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS

List entry Number: 1063854

Location

ROTHESAY HOUSE AND ROTHESAY LODGE WITH ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE PIERS, 46 AND 46A, BRITANNIA SQUARE

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: 26-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jun-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488585

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/102 (East side) 26/03/75 Nos.46 AND 46A Rothesay House and Rothesay Lodge with attached boundary wall and gate piers (Formerly Listed as: BRITANNIA SQUARE (East side) Nos.46 AND 46A Rothesay House)

II

Formerly known as: Nos.46 AND 46A Rothesay House HEBB STREET. House, now 2 houses, with attached boundary wall and gate piers. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Brick with hipped slate roof, brick parapet to south and return elevations with stucco cornice and coping. Painted stucco sills. 3 chimney stacks to rear (north) wall, all with oversailing detail and pots. Tile-hung, slate-roofed extension to first-floor supported on cast-iron columns. Single-depth plan. Asymmetric facade with entrance hall and staircase to Rothesay House off-centre right. Left-hand bay of main block and further wing to left (west) is Rothesay Lodge. Main House: 3-storeys and cellar. 4 (1:3) first-floor windows; all 8/8 sashes except above entrance which are 6/6; all in plain reveals with sills and flat gauged brick arches. Entrance: 6-panel door, upper 4 raised and fielded, bottom pair flush-beaded; radial pattern fanlight; late C19 extension over entrance forms open porch. Right (east) return elevation has 6/6 sash to first-floor and 3/6 to second. West wing: 3-storeys, concealed roof, 1 first-floor window, 4/8 sash; 3/6 to second floor; C20 multi-pane window to ground-floor; all in plain reveals with segmental arches and sills. Further single-storey range to left contains entrance to Rothesay Lodge. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Adjoining stone-coped brick boundary wall to east. Adjoining brick boundary wall and gate piers to west.

All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with similar although smaller developments in Worcester such as Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84651 55895

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