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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.


List entry Number: 1082941



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

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cotheridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 151697

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SO 75 SE COTHERIDGE CP CHURCH LANE (west side) 5/27 Cotheridge Court 12.ll.51


Country house. Late C16, altered in 1770 with later additions. Timber-framed rendered brick and wattle-and-daub infill, refaced to front and south side in brick with stone dressings, brick extensions, tiled roofs, sandstone ashlar chimney with brick stacks to rear and north side elevation. Central range, L-shaped north wing and long, narrow south cross-wing. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical late C18 facade of 1:5:1 bays; 3 storeys, the central second storey windows of which are artificial, moulded cornice beneath parapet and balustrade. All windows have stone sills. Windows to central five bays are glazing bar sashes with gauged flat heads; the second floor windows are 6-pane sashes and the first and fifth ground floor windows have been replaced by multi-paned doors with rectangular 3-pane fanlights. The projecting outer bays have a ground floor Venetian window, the central window having an accentuated keyblock and 4-pane sash; the first floor windows are tripartite with raised centre light capped by mid-C19 panelled pediment feature; the side lights to both Venetian and tripartite windows have stone lintels and plain sashes. The second floor windows are 6-pane sashes with triangular lintels on end modillions and with accentuated keyblocks. The central doorway has a pediment on console-brackets containing a shield with the arms of the Berkeley family upon it; there is a multi-paned window now replacing the former door, with a moulded architrave. The older structure is visible in the rear and north side elevations; close-set vertical studding, 2 rows from sill to wall- plate with long straight braces in lower corners; gable ends have carved barge- boards and pendants; north gable end has swept upper corner braces and exposed queen strut truss revealing double purlin roof structure. Interior Much altered Late C16 staircase survives to rear of central range, rising in 3 flights to first floor around an open well. Massive square newels with moulded finials and square, raking balusters joined by small semi-circular raking arches. South wing drawing room has Adam-style stuccoed ceiling, and carved doorcases, cornice, dado rail and chimney piece. South wing hallway also retains late C18 staircase with turned balusters. A late C19 brick 2 storey wing adjoins the house to the north concealing one arm of the C16 L-shaped wing. The building was divided into 2 dwellings and 3 flats in the mid C20.

Listing NGR: SO7846854630

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National Grid Reference: SO 78468 54630


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