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WORCESTER GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB AND ATTACHED WALLS TO FORMER E WALLED GARDEN

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: WORCESTER GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB AND ATTACHED WALLS TO FORMER E WALLED GARDEN

List entry Number: 1063917

Location

WORCESTER GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB AND ATTACHED WALLS TO FORMER E WALLED GARDEN, BRANSFORD 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: 27-Jun-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488548

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Details

WORCESTER

SO85SW BRANSFORD ROAD (OFF) 620-1/3/64 (South side) 05/04/71 Worcester Golf & Country Club & attached walls to former E walled garden (Formerly Listed as: BRANSFORD ROAD Boughton Park)

GV II

Small country house, now club house, and attached walls. c1814 with later alterations and restorations c1948 following fire. For Elias Isaac. Cement face over ashlar but retaining ashlar details including porch, entablature and rear loggia; brick range at rear; concealed roof; stacks removed; reddish-pink brick wall. Main range of 2 storeys, 7 first-floor windows (arranged 2:3:2) with further single-storey range at left (rising to 2 storeys at rear/garden front). Main range has central break forward with detached pediment containing clock; entablature with low, coped parapet. 6/6 sashes with sills throughout. Central entrance in distyle Roman Doric porch, renewed part-glazed door and overlight with glazing bars. Range at left has three 6/6 sashes and entrance a part-glazed renewed door, with fanlight in timber doorcase with open pediment; cornice and low, coped parapet. Garden (south) facade: main range of 2 storeys, 3 bays (3 first-floor windows) and range to east of 2 storeys, 3 bays. Main range has central shallow break forward. Ground floor has continuous 7-columnar Doric loggia with entablature and balustrate; Doric responds. Windows: first floor has outer tall 1/1 horned sashes in cambered, tooled architraves and with keystones; central wide, tall tripartite window with French windows between 1/1 sashes in tooled architrave. Ground floor has French windows, that to centre is wider, between sidelights and with deep overlight, outer windows have segmental-headed overlights with tooled surrounds and keystones. Range to right has central full-height, solid rectangular bay; outer 2/2 sashes, centre has segmental-arched tripartite 1/1 sashes, sides of bay have 1/1 segment-headed sashes; all windows in tooled surrounds and with keystones. Right return has five first-floor windows with thin Doric pilasters strips between; mainly 1/1 horned sashes. INTERIOR: retains original features including open well staircase (restored) with ornate cast-iron balusters and wreathed handrail; colonnade to hall has 2 Roman Doric columns; 6-raised-and-fielded-panel doors; panelled shutters. Dining room at rear has two 4-panel doors curved on plan to 'apse'. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached wall ramped down with pedestrian access abuts wall to former walled garden (now tennis court); approximately 4 metres high, coped. HISTORICAL NOTE: the Isaacs were a family of Worcestershire bankers who owned the Berwick and Company Bank. The pre-fire house had 3 storeys with a mansard roof and bell tower. Boughton Park has been a golf club since 1928.



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National Grid Reference: SO 83219 53702, SO 83237 53715

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