KING'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201866

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1992

Statutory Address: KING'S HOUSE, ST JOHN'S SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: KING'S HOUSE, ST JOHN'S SQUARE

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

District: City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 91484 98185

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History

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198SW ST JOHN'S SQUARE 895-1/13/320 (East side) 16/07/49 King's House (Formerly Listed as: ST JOHN'S SQUARE St Joseph's Convent of the Sisters of Mercy)

GV II

Part of former convent, now office. Late C18 or early C19, with mid C19 reconstruction to rear. Brick with stone dressings; slate roof. 2 storeys; 7-window range. Top frieze and cornice. Windows have rubbed brick flat arches over 12-pane sashes; blind windows to 2nd bay; ground floor has 2 horned sashes and 3 sashes with moulded frames; 1st floor has stained-glass window to 1st bay, narrow window with stone lintel to 6th bay, over round-headed entrance with archivolt, keystone, and fanlight. Large C20 stack. Mid C19 rear elevation has stone 1st floor sill band and top brick Lombard frieze; pointed windows with stone reveals, those to ground floor trefoil-headed with hood moulds. Entrance to 1st bay. Part of former convent which included Calvary Chapel, Regents Court and St John's Cloisters (q.v.) and Hanover House, George St (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO9148498185

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 378561

Legacy System: LBS

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